Gloria Allred Hits Romney with Staples
posted at 7:46 am on October 24, 2012 by Matt Vespa
Well, Gloria Allred is going release her October surprise this morning. Allred wants to expose documents detailing how Mitt Romney testified during a child custody hearing for his friend, and former Staples CEO, Tom Stemberg, according to Jeff Dunetz at The Lid. This testimony was part of a larger divorce proceeding with one of Stemberg’s ex-wives.
Governor Mitt Romney gave sworn testimony about his observations of Tom’s role as a father to his four sons,” a source close to the situation told RadarOnline.com. Our source wouldn’t provide any additional information because of Governor Romney’s sworn declaration and gag order.
Stemberg’s first wife, Maureen, had a documentary, The Maureen Sullivan Stemberg Story: A Portrait in Courage, which aired on Lifetime. According to a 2008 press release, “Maureen Sullivan Stemberg will provide an in-depth account in this first-time tell all tale of the interweaving relationships and strange bedfellow that business has made in her life. Such luminaries include former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney – who was the former Republican nominee in the 2008 Presidential campaign, as well as one of the first major investors for Staples while he was employed by Bain Capital, Boston, MA. This story will include the injustice of the Mass. Probate Justice system. Other heavy hitting names have yet to be released in this as of yet untold story including Dola Davis Hamilton Stemberg
Dunetz noted how Barack Obama used a similar tactic with Jack Ryan concerning having his divorce proceedings unsealed, which revealed damaging sexual allegations. Allegations that forced Ryan to drop out of the 2004 U.S. Senate race in Illinois. Granted, Obama did say, at the time, that this subject was off limits – but who was he kidding. Ryan was replaced by Alan Keyes as the Republican nominee, who was more of the sacrificial lamb in that race.
However, when the president accidentally referred to Rep. Paul Ryan as ‘Jack Ryan’ back in 2011, when the debt ceiling fiasco was suffocating the news cycle, it shows that the president remembers his dabbling in dirty tricks – or at least we would like to think he does.
What Obama did to Ryan was character assassination and Allred is executing the same tactic here to alter the race. With this development:
Tom Stemberg’s divorce attorney, Joel Kozel is expected to be at the family law courthouse in the Boston area on Wednesday morning as the Boston Globe petitions to have the court records unsealed.
As RadarOnline.com was the first to report exclusively, the Boston Globe will be in court for an emergency hearing “in an attempt to obtain a court order to unseal the sworn testimony given by Mitt Romney in a prior court case and to lift a gag order so that the parties can speak about Romney. Gloria Allred will be in court representing one of the parties in the case,” a source close to the situation previously told us.
“Ms. Allred’s client feels that the public needs to know about Governor Mitt Romney’s role in this very important case. Governor Romney is running for President of the United States and this goes to a very important character issues,” the insider revealed. It’s unclear if Governor Romney will have lawyers present at the hearing on Wednesday morning.
The emergency hearing will take place at the Norfolk Probate & Family Court in Canton, Massachusetts, and Justice Jennifer Ulwick will oversee the proceedings which will begin at 9 a.m. EST.
Gateway Pundit posted yesterday that the modus operandi of Allred shouldn’t shock us. She “dragged out illegal alien Nicki Diaz to attack heartless Meg Whitman. [Diaz] was upset Whitman didn’t buy her childa present and claimed Meg took advantage of her despite the fact she made a good wage. In November 2011 she dragged out Sharon Bialek who accused Herman Cain of sexual abuse.”
Allred has no shame. She feels that the American people should be the deciders concerning what is important when it comes to the sordid details of people’s personal lives. For Allred and the other despicable characters on the left, the words ‘sacred’ or ‘private’ have no meaning. However, I’m betting this story will have a de minimis impact on the race.