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K Frame

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Well this is sweet!
« on: May 15, 2024, 04:55:25 PM »
Yesterday was primary day in Maryland. It was a big one for the Democrats because they're picking a senate contender to run against very popular, two-time Governor and Republican Larry Hogan.

Yeah, Hogan is something of a Rino, but the fact that he managed to be elected twice as a Republican governor in the People's Republic of Maryland is really something else.

Well, David Trone was running for the seat. Trone is wealthy... VERY wealthy. He founded Total Wine and More. I can't find really good information on his wealth, but he's likely a billionaire.

Some years ago he started pouring money into political campaigns and he managed to buy himself a seat in the House of Representatives where he was a true to form seriously left liberal wealthocrat.

This year Trone decided he'd buy himself a Senate seat. He poured $61 MILLION dollars of his own money into the campaign. His radio and TV ads were nauseating, self-serving pieces of left-leaning tripe.

Yesterday was primary election day, and he lost.

By double digits.

Even though he outspent his opponent nearly 10 to 1.

Which also means that he loses his House seat.

Good riddance.
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Re: Well this is sweet!
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2024, 09:58:13 PM »
Man, I love those stories about rich commies wasting millions of dollars on elections they can't win.



Thanks for sharing, K!
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Re: Well this is sweet!
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2024, 09:16:09 AM »
And Politico is doing its best to virtue signal the Democrat to victory...

https://www.foxnews.com/media/politico-sparks-outrage-over-framing-larry-hogan-as-standing-way-democrat-making-history

Nothing like saying that the old white male is standing in the way of a powerful black woman making history as a Democrat.

Yeah, nothing unbiased about that at all.
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Re: Well this is sweet!
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2024, 07:41:00 AM »
Some of the mocking of David Trone is pretty damned funny.

One twitter user said instead of trying, and failing, to buy a Senate seat he could have bought nearly 6 million bottles of one of the wines that he sells in his stores.

Another said that had he divided the amount he spent on his campaign he could have instead given every citizen in Maryland (nearly 6.2 million) $9 and change.

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