By Marc Campos

Sorry – Wrong Number, Sorry Again, Rachel

Prominent Texas Democratic donor and Foghorn supporter Ben Barnes – a Texas Lite Guv a long time ago – turned up in the little black book of a Hollywood madam, Babydoll Gibson. I bet it wasn’t for making a sizable political contribution. I wonder how you get on the finance committee. I wonder what you wear to Babydoll’s fundraiser – if anything at all. Uh-oh! Former LA Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda and Die Hard are also in the book.

When contacted by the media, Barnes said – “I have never met or talked to this broad in my entire life.” Hey Ben, show some respect, they aren’t broads. You got some ‘splaining to do.

I’m sorry. So sorry. I didn’t mean to offend. Back on February 8 Commentary kind of said some stuff about U.S. House Speaker Pelosi and her airplane which turned out was not true and for this I apologize. The Chron’s E-Board Insider called me out on this. I’ve been meaning to say I’m sorry – so I’m sorry.

My Goddaughter and niece Rachel Campos is the Big 35 today – yikes! I wonder what Dante and Luke are getting their Mom. Rachel is a Leap Year Baby – actually born on February 29 of 1972 – so she doesn’t get to really celebrate until next year in the middle of the Prez Primaries. Happy Birthday Rachel!

February 28, 2007, 9:00AM

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