4 November 2014 10:10AM
Very strange, but sadly true. Thanks for telling it exactly like it is, Scott.
“Mid-term elections in recent years have made Halloween genuinely ghoulish for most of the last two decades, just about ruining the holiday for me. This year is no exception, with our Republican incumbent, who votes the Tea Party line far more often than not, masquerading as a moderate and gaining substantial support from 41 percent of Democrats. Moderation is quite a costume for the congressman. What shocks me is that this is the same area where registered Democrats voted overwhelmingly for the liberal Zephyr Teachout over Andrew Cuomo (who would be regarded as more than liberal enough by most of the nation), and they seem to have bought the Gibson act hook, line, and sinker. According to The New York Times, Democrats interviewed said they liked Gibson ‘because he’s down to earth,’ ‘a good man’ and ‘because he’s run a positive campaign.’ ”
Read the rest of the sad story at the above link, and then get to your polling place, vote for Sean Eldridge for Congress, and turn this around.