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David Duke says he plans to run for US Senate....

Post by Termite » Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:13 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

"I'm proud to announce my candidacy for the United States Senate," Duke said in a video. "I believe in equal rights for all and respect for all Americans. However, what makes me different is I also demand respect for the rights and heritage of European Americans."

Duke's announcement came as the state is grappling with deep racial tensions after the shooting death of a black man by white police officers and the killing of three law enforcement officers by a black man........
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Re: David Duke says he plans to run for US Senate....

Post by Steamforger » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:40 am

I wonder which democrat is paying him to run this time?

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Post by Rich » Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:20 am

IIRC, Duke has done this a couple of times before with no positive results. This time should be no different.
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Re: David Duke says he plans to run for US Senate....

Post by PawPaw » Sat Jul 23, 2016 2:52 pm

David Duke continues to make himself irrelevant. His high-water mark was in 1991 when he took advantage of Louisiana's jungle primary and garnered 491K votes to make it to the general election. His opponent was well-known Louisiana politico and past governor Edwin Edwards.

Edwards was, of course, later convicted of public corruption and sent to a federal pen, but at the time, he was indictment-free. I remember bumper stickers coming out during the race that said "Vote for the Crook, it's Important."

Yeah, David is running for Senate, but he doesn't have a snowball's chance.
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Post by Cybrludite » Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:00 am

I'm not worried about his chances, I'm worried about the chances of actual Republican candidates who'll be tarred with guilt by association.
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Post by PawPaw » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:18 pm

Guilt by association is an interesting thing.

It appears this morning that one of the official policies of the DNC can be summed up as "No Homo"

Debbie Wasserman whatshername booed off the stage this morning. By Florida delegates.

The FBI launching yet another investigation into an email scandal.

This crap can't write itself. The DNC has devolved into parody. Hopefully the Repubs wont bail the Dems out by doing something equally stupid.
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Post by Vonz90 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:53 pm

PawPaw wrote:Guilt by association is an interesting thing.

It appears this morning that one of the official policies of the DNC can be summed up as "No Homo"

Debbie Wasserman whatshername booed off the stage this morning. By Florida delegates.

The FBI launching yet another investigation into an email scandal.

This crap can't write itself. The DNC has devolved into parody. Hopefully the Repubs wont bail the Dems out by doing something equally stupid.
The GOP already did by nominating Trump.

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