Hoffman Laughs, Doesn’t Denounce Limbaugh’s Bestiality Joke About Scozzafava

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November 3, 2009 5:06 a.m.

Conservative Party NY-23 candidate Doug Hoffman was approached last night by Watertown Daily Times reporter Jude Seymour, and asked about Rush Limbaugh’s joke that Republican ex-candidate Dede Scozzafava, who dropped out and endorsed Democrat Bill Owens, was “guilty of widespread bestiality. She has screwed every RINO in the country.” Hoffman laughed, and refused to condemn it.

“I don’t know. I have to interpret it first. (Laughter) I don’t know. That’s Rush Limbaugh. I don’t think I can comment to that,” said Hoffman. When pressed further about whether he would denounce it, he said: “No, I don’t denounce it. I just heard it this second. Do you want to read it to me again?”

When it was read again to him, Hoffman had no comment.

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