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Discussion in 'Political Action Forum' started by num70, Feb 8, 2018.

  1. widgeon

    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    It does make you stop and go "Hmmmm?" Surely the Rs could have put someone else on the ticket. Anyone.
     
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    Given that it is a heavily democrat district it will likely only attract fringe candidates that don't have a strong grasp of reality in the first place. You have to at least be slightly off your rocker to run believing you have a chance of winning as a Republican in a district like that.
     
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    So we're back to the original post. :h

    If this guy wins, it would be worse than losing to a democrat.
     
  4. The_Duck_Master

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    We're back to the original post only in that fringe candidates say stupid things and get in the national news.

    Regarding the outcome in this case, winning would be worse because he would continue to be in the news.
     
  5. Ron Gilmore

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    Well the guy doesnt represent Rep as i know most to be, however he certainty does fit the sterotype the leftvtry and paint.

    I havent checked but it is likely he us a non endorsed candidate who filed as a Rep candidate.
     
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    I think that hits it best.... you can't really stop some of these nuts from running.... but not having any endorsement should at least help. Plus, it speaks well of the party NOT endorsing him.
     
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    Hey had a local race a few years back where no candidate for the Dems ran, so the REP was unopposed in a sense. Had a guy file as a REP who was not in any way shape or form. Said and did the most outrageous things and made the ballot in Nov because the top two vote getters get put on the ballot.

    Many Dems attempted to use his outlandish behavior against other REP in local races but he fooled nobody. He did so because he had less hoops to jump through to get on the ballot running with a established party. Guy was a homophobe as well as racist who advocated that all natives be forced back onto the Reservations and shot if they tried to leave without permission from the state or Feds. That is not his only dumb statement but enough to grasp the point!
     

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