The site with the original piece of the story is getting hammered
, but it alleges that Karl Rove is involved in covering up election misdeeds during the 2004 Ohio elections, and threatening a GOP IT operative with Valerie Plame-esque repercussions if he doesn't "take the fall" for election fraud in Ohio:
Dear Attorney General Mukasey:Another site discussing it
We have been confidentially informed by a source we believe to be credible that Karl Rove has threatened Michael Connell, a principal witness we have identified in our King Lincoln case in federal court in Columbus, Ohio, that if he does not agree to "take the fall" for election fraud in Ohio, his wife Heather will be prosecuted for supposed lobby law violations.This appears to be in response to our designation of Rove as the principal perpetrator in the Ohio Corrupt Practices Act/RICO claim...
From that excerpt, it appears as if Rove is *the* guy they are fingering for this.
Edit - not the prosecuting attorney, but a defense attorney which implies it's a bit less credible
. - Original:Whether they can prove it will be interesting, as this is but one
prosecuting attorney's claim, but making that claim to the United States Attorney General and making it publicmeans this guy is putting his career on the line regarding this.This article has even more background