A cupcake shop called Crumb and Get It, based in Radford, Virginia, declined the opportunity to be the backdrop for a visit by Joe Biden yesterday. Its owner doesn't like Obama much, and says "he's hoping folks will understand he just didn't want to be part of a photo op for an administration whose policies he doesn’t agree with."
No problem! I wouldn't want to be part of a Romney photo-op, so I understand. But there's more:
Here's the back story, we’re told that shortly after Crumb and Get It told Biden’s advance people 'no' — the secret service walked in and told Chris McMurray ''Thanks for standing up and saying 'no' — then they bought a whole bunch of cookies and cupcakes.
Hmmm. This sounds sort of unlikely to me, but I guess you never know. But I came across this via Dan Foster at NRO, who says:
If this is true, it’s obviously unprofessional. But it’s also rather damning.
I don't get it. How is this damning? Shouldn't we just leave it at unprofessional, full stop?