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O'Keefe went to Louisiana and sought out the man who prosecuted him for entering a US Senator's office with intent of accessing her communications equipment.

And furthermore, went to his home and spoke to his wife, scaring her badly.

The attorney, Bush appointee James Lettern, calls O'Keefe "a nasty little cowardly spud", a "hobbit", and "scum". He also throws O'Keefe's own book at him, which the nasty little cowardly spud hobbit scum whines is assault.

I think it says something pretty sick about O'Keefe that he thinks he succeeded in something by getting Lettern this angry. I agree with Josh Marshall that a convicted defendant showing up at a prosecutor's house and speaking to their spouse is right out of most attorney's nightmares. It's over the line.


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I, for one, think hobbits are pretty cool and would have nothing to do with O'Keefe and that ilk.


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