State Senator's Wife Threatens Likely Fake Facebook Profiles With Fame For Hitting On Her Man

from the stand-by-your-man dept

We give our lawmakers a lot of grief in this glorious country, which is so glorious specifically because we can do that, but there's got to be hardship that goes along with public service of that sort. I mean, it can't all be lobbying money here, grandstanding there. I imagine being a Senator or Representative can be quite hard, and that isn't even an Anthony Weiner joke. As a result of all that, it's probably understandable when the wife of a state senator heads to her husband's official Facebook page to defend her man against what she admits are likely spammy Facebook fake-skank accounts asking to engage in said skankdom.

In a post Monday on a Facebook account belonging to Alabama state Sen. Shadrack McGill, R-Woodville, a poster identifying herself as McGill's wife said women have used the social media network to approach her husband "multiple times" since he was first elected in 2010.

"I have been silent for long enough!!" a person who identified herself as Heather McGill wrote. "NO MORE! Multiple times since being in office he has gotten emails from women (who may not even be real) inviting him to explore, also sending pictures of themselves."
Inviting him to explore? Are we 100% sure that these aren't a series of scantily-clad female versions of Lewis & Clark looking for the next great undiscovered territory? Perhaps more importantly, exactly what is the point of screeding against what, if our collective experience is any indication, is almost certainly a series of spam accounts looking to generate clicks at BS adult websites? Assuming they're the spam accounts I think they are, they aren't going to read the post. Nor are they going to read any post. They're not actual people. All this does is make you look silly on a senator's official Facebook page. And how is she accessing his page anyway? Isn't that a no-no?

She continues:
"We have children that look at our face books from time to time! Shame on you! I love my husband and my children too much to sit here and allow this to go on and will not give the enemy anymore foothold into my family! This is the 'behind the scenes' garbage that political life brings. I will not turn a blind eye to it any longer!"
That may be true, but they're turning a blind eye on you. Also, allowing your children access to your "face books" (er...) is your responsibility. That behind the scenes garbage you mentioned? Well, first, it comes with the territory, so buck up, hoss. Secondly, we all get those spam messages too. And we ignore them. You know...like nearly everyone on the planet does. We certainly don't go post-crazy about them, which in this case will only serve to shine a spotlight on her husband. You want to take bets on whether people are now sifting through Senator McGill's personal life more ardently than they had been before all this?



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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 7:26pm

    Boring! I can't even read past the first sentence. Where's my "NSA OMG!!!! THE FUCKING CONSTITUTION!!!!!! WHAT THE FUCK?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!?!" post? I need more. Clickety click click. What's Mike paying you for this unreadable dribble? Too much, whatever it is. Go for "OMG!!! the US is China!!!" That'll get you the clicks. Clicks are far more important than the truth. You'll be fired soon with these boring, unreadable posts. Snooze, Timmy. Seriously.

     

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    S. T. Stone, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 7:40pm

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    I just have a single question for you: if you dislike Techdirt and its team of writers, why do you stick around?

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 7:42pm

    [Sarc]
    Well I guess if latino, russian, X, etc singles ads offend her, we should forward every Dr. Oz's ad for diets over to her. I'm thinking though, she just wants Canadian pharmacy ads for viagra/cialis...
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    Rapnel (profile), Jun 12th, 2013 @ 8:03pm

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    Finally! You finally got a fucking smile out of me. Fuck.

     

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    gnudist, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 8:04pm

    Every time I hear "facebook" I think of the necronomicon

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 8:14pm

    Wait, she logged in to someone else's account?

    A senator's wife violating EULA and CFAA? Time to put the DoJ to work...

     

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    S. T. Stone, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 8:27pm

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    That sounds about right, yeah.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 8:32pm

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    "Finally! You finally got a fucking smile out of me. Fuck."

    My entire being is now complete.

     

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    Rapnel (profile), Jun 12th, 2013 @ 9:08pm

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    Damn skippy. Now keep it coming, I'm running out of nickels.

     

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    Richard (profile), Jun 12th, 2013 @ 9:25pm

    When I first heard about this, the story went that it was a group of actual strippers in his town that was behind it, and they would approach him in person with innocent enquiries and then reveal themselves to be strippers. Or something like that.

     

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    apauld (profile), Jun 12th, 2013 @ 9:58pm

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    ^^^^
    up past his bedtime

     

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    marak, Jun 12th, 2013 @ 10:41pm

    Alright ill start. Im offering 2/1 Odds on it being spammy bullshit, 5/1 that the wife was drunk on too much cheap wine, 10/1 that something gets dug up with him being involved with pro's and 100/1 that its actually him dressed up in skimpy clothing and uaing a fake fb account to message himself.

     

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    Vidiot (profile), Jun 13th, 2013 @ 4:36am

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    Damn... it's always the elected officials who get approached by strippers, never us average folk. Oh, what charmed lives they lead.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 13th, 2013 @ 5:14am

    Uh... 4chan...someone in Alabama is calling for you....

     

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    Wolfy, Jun 13th, 2013 @ 5:34am

    Paid trolls

    Mike,

    You know you've "arrived" when you have your own personal paid attack troll troop!

     

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    Lord Binky, Jun 13th, 2013 @ 5:43am

    Very horrorshow of her

    Oh no... She just smeared Troll food all over herself...Why lady, WHY?!

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 13th, 2013 @ 5:58am

    I got the impression in a separate article I read about this that some women in person were supposedly walking up to him, or even going to his house, and offering to let him 'explore' their body.

    In which case she should be wondering what he's already done to make women go after him like that.

     

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    Digitari, Jun 13th, 2013 @ 6:55am

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    I read that same article, that said women were coming (cumming?) to their house, at very late hours, and waking them up.(allegedly)

     

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    Cixelsid (profile), Jun 13th, 2013 @ 10:02am

    Is she even aware that

    these ads/spams are likely generated from internet browsing habits?

     

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    Kevin (profile), Jun 14th, 2013 @ 12:39am

    Nothing new

    Pre internet days such communication was sent via snail mail and in many cased answered.

     

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    nasch (profile), Jun 14th, 2013 @ 6:19pm

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    In other words... WHERE'S THE MILK??

     

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