Love Note

Back in September, I wrote a post chronicling Gov. Chet Culver’s somewhat contentious visit with The Gazette editorial board. It was the session where he testily asked us, after repeated questions about not calling a special legislative session, “What is it you don’t understand?”

Fast forward to today. The Iowa Progress Project, a conservative group critical of Culver, used an open records request to get its hands on a ton of e-mails sent by the governor’s staff. They found one mentioning me and sent it along.

The September post I mentioned above was  included in a daily packet of press clips e-mailed to Culver’s staff. Culver press aide Troy Price apparently was displeased with my narrative, according to this brief e-mail exchange with former Chief of Staff Patrick Dillon:

‐‐‐‐‐Original Message‐‐‐‐‐
 
From: Dillon, Patrick [IGOV]
  
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 4:22 PM 
To: Price, Troy [IGOV]
 
Subject: RE: Culver/Judge Afternoon Clips 9‐16‐08 
 
Do you want to call me?
 
 ‐‐‐‐‐Original Message‐‐‐‐‐
 
From: Price, Troy [IGOV]
  
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 4:21 PM 
To: Dillon, Patrick [IGOV]
 
Subject: Fw: Culver/Judge Afternoon Clips 9‐16‐08 
 
Dorman can kiss my ass.  And I hope he sees this email at some point.

 

Mission accomplished.

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6 responses to “Love Note

  1. Gatsby

    Uh oh! Time to wash that potty mouth out Chester!

  2. Robby

    Be careful what you wish for… You just might get it!

  3. frumpfighter

    That’s awesome. Keep up the good work!

  4. JimD

    Hahahahahah. Pucker-up Buttercup! Does this automatically put that post in your greatest-hits folder?

  5. maryiowa

    I’d heard about this. Now I’ve seen it. I’ve never known you to be an ass kisser.

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