By Maggie Gallagher - July 21, A powerful new public movement by GOP elites to eject social issues from the Republican portfolio on the grounds they hurt the party's political prospects is now flexing its muscles. I call them this after watching Margaret Hoover, great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover and a sometime Giuliani fundraiser, who is married to Rudy Giuliani's sometime speechwriter, suddenly attack Bill O'Reilly for, of all things, pointing out that traditional Republicans are opposed to abortion and gay marriage. O'Reilly: "The traditional core of the Republican Party opposes you on almost every social issue.
J. Edgar Hoover
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Carrie Johnson. FBI director J. Edgar Hoover is seen in his Washington office, May 20, The burglary of one of the bureau's offices revealed the agency's domestic surveillance program. William J. More than 40 years ago, on the evening of March 8, , a group of burglars carried out an audacious plan. They pried open the door of an FBI office in Pennsylvania and stole files about the bureau's surveillance of anti-war groups and civil rights organizations.
Margaret Hoover and John Avlon on their Post-Partisan Marriage
John Edgar Hoover [commonly known as J. He gained prominence within the Justice Department from to with his work on indexing "subversives" within the US, eventually cataloguing over , people. On November 7, he rounded up over 10, American citizens suspected of being communists and anarchists, most of who were eventually released.
Edgar Hoover led a deeply repressed sexual life, living with his mother until he was 40, awkwardly rejecting the attention of women and pouring his emotional, and at times, physical attention on his handsome deputy at the FBI, according to the new movie, "J. Edgar," directed by Clint Eastwood. Filmgoers never see the decades-long romance between the former FBI director, and his number two, Clyde Tolson, consummated, but there's plenty of loving glances, hand-holding and one scene with an aggressive, long, deep kiss.