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Craig: It’s the Idaho paper’s fault that I pleaded guilty.

By Faiz Shakir on August 28, 2007 at 4:56 pm

"Craig: It’s the Idaho paper’s fault that I pleaded guilty."

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Repeatedly claiming “I am not gay,” Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID) blamed the media for his guilty plea of disorderly conduct. I have been “relentlessly and viciously harassed by the Idaho Statesman,” Craig complained. “The Statesman has engaged in this witchhunt. In pleading guilty, I overreacted in Minneapolis because of the stress the Idaho Statesman investigation and the rumors it has fueled all around Idaho.” Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2007/08/craignotgay.320.240.flv]

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