Is the McDonnell “wedding gift scandal” just a settling of old scores?

The press is still in a tizzy over the $15,000 wedding gift to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s daughter. Is it a scandal? Is this the story that finally strips away McDonnell’s teflon and makes him damaged goods for a possible 2014 run against Mark Warner?

Let’s just take a step back and think about this for a second. Where is the prime mover of this story — the Washington Post — getting its information? Mark Holmberg has a theory:

Interesting. This whole thing could be about settling old scores.