Illinois: Bloomberg commits millions against Halvorson
Shall Not Be Questioned reports on the primary in the special election to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr. in the House. Debbie Halvorson, formerly rated A by NRA, and still a massive improvement over Jackson (among other things, she opposes a AW ban), is running, and Bloomberg has committed millions to her defeat. Here's her webpage; to contribute hit the red button at the top right. Here's a report on his attack ads, focusing on her opposition to banning AW and large magazines.
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Posted by: Don't take my gun at February 16, 2013 12:54 PM
Rumor says Bloomberg has promised to spend as much to support an opponent from the left for any Democrat anyplace (e.g. Colorado) who breaks ranks on the drive to grab guns and make felons of folks with normal capacity magazines.
Posted by: Clark E Myers at February 16, 2013 08:20 PM
If the 10th richest man in America wants to buy elections across the country, who are we -- the 99% -- to complain?
Posted by: Occupy Hypocrisy at February 22, 2013 08:18 AM
And when a miniscule fraction of what he will spend on this Illinois election comes from conservative donors from out of state . . ..
Hypocrisy is a mild way to phrase what he is doing.
Posted by: Windy Wilson at February 25, 2013 03:26 PM