Monday, May 30, 2011

Tim Pawlenty: Gave serial Child Molester a Clean Record

H/T Convicts4Huck Convicts4Tim
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty formally announced his campaign seeking the GOP nomination for the presidency Monday morning, but by midday, his political past had already caught up to him. Reporting by Minneapolis City Pages' Nick Pinto brought to attention a pardon then-Gov. Pawlenty granted to a sex offender in October 2008, which is sure to haunt the candidate throughout his campaign: the man Pawlenty pardoned was later arrested again for molesting his daughter more than 250 times in an eight-year span, including six years prior to his pardon.
Jeremy Giefer served 45 days in prison in 1994 after being convicted of statutory rape. However, because he married the then-14-year-old girl and stuck around to father the child they conceived together, he begged the state for an extraordinary pardon, which would no longer require Giefer to report himself as a sex offender.
.......The damning details came in November 2010, when Giefer was again arrested on counts of sex with an underage girl — this time with the daughter he had conceived with Susan before his first rape charge. According to the complaint his daughter, identified in court documents as C.G., filed, Griefer would often make her have sex with him or perform oral sex on him as a favor before he would give her permission to do things, and that he put her on birth control when she was 15 years old so that she wouldn't get pregnant when he raped her without a condom. The abuse started when she was 9 years old.
The full story is HERE.

I came across this article that demonstrates a quality that I thought was lost in Presidential candidates when we all lost our Reverend Mike. Once again, there is a glitter of hope for the downtrodden like myself and my associates.

It is clear from the enclosed article that Poor Jerry Geifer was a product of his environment and that Governor Pawlenty looked deep into his heart and saw some good. It is this forgiving nature that separates Governor Tim from the other potential candidates. I ask that those of you who can vote, look closely at Governor Tim and his forgiving heart.

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Convicts4Tim (you know me Bos, I used to like the Reverend)


Anonymous said...

It all about judgment, and I'm not sure T-Paw has it. This pardon doesn't bother me as much as the fact that he only suspended the campaign staffer--the drunk driver who puked in someone's yard and tried to break into a home around 3:00 am--for 2 weeks.

Way to go, Tim!

I have to wonder about his judgment. We'll see.


Anonymous said...

As terrible as these things are, I hate the idea of them derailing and damning a candidate's campaign. Tim could have many good qualities that would make him a great president, and you can't control what people you pardon will do, even if they seem completely repentant and "rehabilitated".

bob said...

This is not good news for Pawlenty.

It shows a poor lack of judgement. Governors should leave these issues to courts and juries.

Revolution 2012 said...

It seems that almost every day now, we learn something more about Pawlenty's past that is not very flattering.