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Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:52 PM

Republicans Pick Convicted Felon to Run for Jackson's Seat

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http://politicalwire.com/archives/2013/02/28/republicans_pick_convicted_felon_to_run_for_jacksons_seat.html

February 28, 2013

Republicans Pick Convicted Felon to Run for Jackson's Seat

Republican voters picked ex-convict Paul McKinley (R) as their nominee to run for the seat recently ceded by former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr, the Chicago Tribune reports.

McKinley, a convicted felon who served nearly 20 years in state prison for burglaries, armed robberies and aggravated battery, declared victory, beat businessman Eric Wallace (R) by 23 votes.

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Reply Republicans Pick Convicted Felon to Run for Jackson's Seat (Original post)
babylonsister Feb 2013 OP
The Magistrate Feb 2013 #1
BainsBane Feb 2013 #3
monmouth3 Feb 2013 #6
NightWatcher Feb 2013 #2
gcomeau Feb 2013 #5
lpbk2713 Feb 2013 #4
sadbear Feb 2013 #7
Scurrilous Feb 2013 #8

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:55 PM

1. Must Have Been Hard, Ma'am, Choosing Between a Man Who Robs With A Gun And A Man Who Robs With a Pen

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 01:01 PM

3. they went for a petty criminal instead

of the big swindlers they usually endorse.

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 01:53 PM

6. Right on!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:55 PM

2. Can't buy a gun or vote, but he's running for office?

Is he going to give tips to the other pukes about how to act once you're arrested?

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 01:26 PM

5. He can vote.

This of course in no way impacts his suitability for office, just pointing out that detail.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 01:10 PM

4. This sort of thing shouldn't even raise eyebrows any more.





No doubt they think he has an admirable resume.

BushCo got away with eight years of open lying, cheating and stealing without as much as a slap on the wrist. We will be many more years trying to undo the damage they did to us all. And those assholes are still laughing their asses off. And we are still paying for it.


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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 01:57 PM

7. In other words, he's their dream candidate.

Republicans sneer at misdemeanors these days.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 07:42 PM

8. LOL

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