Ugh. Republican Trey Radel Arrested For Cocaine Possession In D.C.

Guest Post by Mara Zebest

Trey Radel was arrested for cocaine possession. RINO’s have a lot in common with progressives when it comes to morality—both for the nation and on a personal level. Similar to Obama, Trey Radel appears to have a cocaine habit.

If the RINO label seems harsh, then note that in multiple interviews (such as a FOX interview and the one below starting at the 1:00 minute marker), Trey Radel continually promotes the mantra of compromise with progressives. Radel tells us that compromise is not a bad word. However, as Ayn Rand teaches:


“In compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win.”

And more recently, to quote Sarah Palin:

“When you stand in the middle of the road, you’re going to get hit on both sides of the road.”

The Daily Caller reports the following:

Rep. Trey “hip to the jive” Radel was arrested for cocaine possession in  Washington, D.C. on Oct. 29, Politico reports.

The Florida GOP congressman’s string of ultra-bro behavior began in July,  when the freshman rep live-tweeted  a review of Jay-Z’s latest album “Magna Carta Holy Grail.

Radel — a self-described “Hip Hop Congressman” — used the words “sick” and  “sick flow” to describe Jay-Z’s beats in a series of tweets that made him appear  really, really cool.

Radel was arrested with misdemeanor possession of cocaine in D.C. Superior  Court on Tuesday and is scheduled to appear in front of a judge on  Wednesday.

The congressman’s Twitter account indicates that he appeared on Geraldo  Rivera’s radio show the day of his arrest to talk #obamacare. In an interview with Roll Call in March, Radel listed his  favorite vacation spot as Cartagena, Colombia. Three-quarters of the world’s  cocaine comes from Colombia.

UPDATE: Radel issued a statement apologizing for his actions Tuesday afternoon. […]

Read more here.

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