New York Teabag Republicans want Jim Russell out?
GOP will try to get own candidate off NY ballot
By JIM FITZGERALD (AP) – 1 day ago
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Republicans will try to remove their own candidate from the ballot in a suburban New York congressional race because he wrote an article warning against racial mingling, a party official said Wednesday.
Jim Russell, 56, a perennial GOP candidate known for his strong opposition to immigration, wrote in 2001 that parents should teach their children “an acceptance of appropriate ethnic boundaries for socialization and for marriage.”
What? He’s a Tea Partier!
I thought the ‘Tea Party’ was the big, new sure-fire political thing. What went wrong? This whole ‘controversy’ confuses me.
Jim Russell is apparently refusing media requests, preferring to remain on the trail. Speaking of which, here’s a random campaign photo I pulled off his VebSittenImaggenShtootEinePixens page: