August 3, 2012Ms. Molly BishopMCB Consulting, Inc.129 Wooley StreetSouthampton, NY 11968Dear Ms. Bishop:As an Hispanic woman who is proud of my long career in both the public and privatesector here on Long Island, I was deeply disappointed to read your comments in
newspaper this week trying to deflect justifiable criticism of theunethical business arrangement between you and your father, Congressman TimBishop, by making a completely baseless attack against my boss, and friend, RandyAltschuler.In the article, you attacked Randy as “anti-woman” – a charge that couldn’t befurther from the truth. Here’s why:
The Committee for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) – a groupyour father admitted is non-partisan in nature – were the first people tocriticize the unethical business arrangement between you and your father.
Are they anti-woman, too?
Randy was raised by a single Mom whom he adores; is happily married to hisbeautiful wife and practicing pediatrician, Cheryl; and is the proud father of aprecious little daughter named Sasha.
That doesn’t sound like someonewho is anti-woman, does it?
Randy’s Campaign Manager (me), Deputy Manager and Finance Director areall women.
Would someone who is “anti-woman” hire women for thetop three staff positions in his campaign?
The bottom line is this: A respected, non-partisan ethics group has said that it iswrong for Members of Congress to use their positions of power to enrich members of their own family. That means the nearly $600,000 Congressman Bishop hasfunneled to you and your business from his campaign coffers has been deemedunethical. Even Congressman Steve Israel said he would draw the line at hiringfamily.