What we mean when we say 'Democrat'

For those of you with doubts that the Democrats would attempt to bring off something as grotesque, unlawful, and simply indecent as what they're trying to do with the 2020 campaign (and yes, I know you're out there), keep in mind that this is the party that, not so long ago, ran a dead woman for office. On September 28, 2002 Patsy T. Mink, who had represented Hawaii in the U.S. House off and on for forty years, died of pneumonia in a Honolulu hospital. In fact, Mink had been effectively dead for weeks but had been kept on a respirator until the primaries were over.  Once her candidacy was squared away, they flipped the switch. Her name remained on the ballot, and she was elected that November to a new term (this tells you all about Hawaiian voters).  A later special election put Ed Case into office, where he remains today (this tells you all about Hawaiian politics in general).  So there you have it: the Democratic Party ran a...(Read Full Post)
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