Freshly Leaked! Robert Novak Involved in Hit-and-Run.
This Wednesday Robert Novak, the syndicated columnist tied to the Valerie Plame outing story, was involved in a hit-and-run accident in downtown Washington D.C.
A bicyclist, David Bono, witnessed Novak in a black corvette, as he "plowed" into an unidentified 66 year old male pedestrian walking legally in a crosswalk, and then speed away. As the pedestrian bounced off Novak's windshield Bono chased and blocked Novak's car with his bike, calling 911. This didn't stop Novak from trying to get around the biker, as he stuck his head out of the corvette and reportedly said “I didn’t see him there.”
Novak was eventually cited for refusing to yield to a pedestrian. A nervous Novak was relieved that the pedestrian was not dead.
If you are thinking this could happen to anyone, keep this in mind:
Novak is known around DC as an aggressive driver, who is on record voicing his disdain at a pedestrian who got in his way a few years ago:
"He was crossing on the red light. I really hate jaywalkers. I despise them. Since I don't run the country, all I can do is yell at 'em. The other option is to run 'em over, but as a compassionate conservative, I would never do that."If you didn't already think the term compassionate conservative was dead, it has finally been run down, run over, and laid to rest by Mr. Novak, literally.