The White House may or may not have offered Joe Sestak a job to stay out of the primary he won last week. Either way, it certainly isn’t doing him any favors now.
Sestak is the clean one in this controversy – no matter what the White House offered, he didn’t take it. That could turn out to be a positive for the Congressman. But with neither side talking about it, it continues to be an issue – and even though it isn’t damaging to Sestak, it certainly is distracting. He probably has a lot of things he’d like to give stump speeches about that don’t involve the fact that his story and the company line don’t exactly match: