Motive of the person who provided tip on Northam’s infamous yearbook photo?

Motive of the person who provided tip on Northam’s infamous yearbook photo?
Ralph Northam, then and now.

[Ed. – The imputed motive does seem to match up with the timing.  That said, it’s anonymously sourced by WaPo, so handle with care.]

The Washington Post interviewed Patrick Howley of Big League Politics, who got the scoop on the yearbook photo. He told the publication a former classmate of Northam’s tipped him off. The reason: Northam’s comments about abortion (via WaPo) [emphasis mine]:

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The tip came after Northam’s comments on Wednesday about late-term abortions, he said. Howley declined to give any further information about his source, citing a confidentiality agreement. …

The source of the tip appears to have been a medical school classmate or classmates of Northam who acted as a direct result of the abortion controversy that erupted earlier in the week, according to two people at Big League Politics…

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