To politicians, it’s all about power. They have no honor, they have no ethics.
A disgruntled former aide who last year accused then-congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of sexual harassment has confessed to lying about a threatening email — as part of a scheme to sabotage the Republican candidate’s campaign.
Todd Bosnich, 29, pleaded guilty Friday to obstruction of justice for lying to investigators about the email. He had originally told investigators the email might have come from DeMaio; in fact, Bosnich sent the message to himself from a “bogus” Yahoo account.
Amid the allegations, DeMaio, an openly gay Republican, eventually lost his bid to unseat California Democratic Rep. Scott Peters by a narrow margin of 3.2 percent.
The Democrats and their media operatives seized on the fake sexual harassment story as an October Surprise and narrowly defeated de Maio in 2014.