Bob FitzSimmonds, a GOP official from Virginia, became the latest Republican to unleash a post-election rant when he condemned President Barack Obama to hell on his Facebook page.
“When Obama is 90 years old and he dies and goes to Hell, he is going to say ‘This is all Bush’s fault,” FitzSimmonds wrote on his page yesterday.
In an email to the Hampton Roads Pilot, FitzSimmonds, the chief deputy clerk of Prince William Circuit Court, said he does not see anything wrong with his comments.
He said, “My Facebook post was not about Obama going to Hell. It was about his obsession with blame shifting and I don’t really see anything inappropriate about it.”
The Pilot also reported that Virginia Democratic Party chairman Brian Moran has called on Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and state GOP chairman Pat Mullins to repudiate FitzSimmonds’ comments, adding that an apology is in order.
“Mr. Fitzsimmonds should apologize and his close allies like Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Pat Mullins should condemn his inflammatory remarks immediately,” Moran said.