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Dragon Lady? Come on, Governor — it took two to tango

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WASHINGTON — It strikes me as illogical, sexist and just plain wrong to blame former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell’s ruinous legal woes on his wife Maureen. She may be the one with the champagne taste, but he sipped the bubbly, too — knowing that the family budget barely had room for beer.

McDonnell’s fall from grace has been stunning and sad. Not long ago, he was on the short list of candidates to be picked as Mitt Romney’s running mate. Now he and his wife are under indictment on more than a dozen federal charges and could go to prison if convicted.

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