Montco GOP Chair Steps Down Amid Assault Allegations

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Montgomery County GOP chairman and law firm founder Robert J. Kerns stepped down from his political post amid several media reports last week that he allegedly sexually assaulted an employee of his law firm.

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  • MJnevetS

    " 'I'm not sure the woman comes forward 10 years ago,' the source said of the complainant against Kerns. The source said the party would have somehow resolved the situation privately or the woman would have been too scared of the party's power to have reported the alleged incident."

    Wow, what an arrogant offensive A-hole! While I have no knowledge of whether the above allegations against Mr. Kern are true or not, assuming they are true (for the purpose of the above comment), it shows why the weakening of the party is a GOOD thing! When the Republicans in MontCo had more power they could either buy off or suppress the criminal conduct of its leaders, or put fear into victims so that they were unwilling to come forward. If that is the case, then their power should be dissolved completely. Nobody is, or should be above the law and when a victim has been sexually assaulted, the predator who committed the act should be prosecuted and if convicted, properly punished. It is a sad statement on the condition of our country not only that there is not equal justice under the law, but that the above commentator thinks nothing of announcing it to decry the 'unfortunate loss of power' to the MontCo Republican machine.

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