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Terri Lynn Land backfills paper work for $3 million oversight

by: Eric B.

Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 10:03:31 AM EDT


I'm really happy to see this sort of coverage by our political press.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land says she's close to filing an amended financial disclosure statement to account for nearly $3 million she's given her campaign.

Spokeswoman Heather Swift says Land likely will fix the "clerical error" this week. Democrat Gary Peters Tuesday called on the ex-Michigan secretary of state to stop spending the money until addressing discrepancies his campaign says may be illegal.

This is the sort of thing they should be doing instead of reporting breathlessly on the latest poll or what the latest ad says. Also, this reminds me of the complaint by reporters that our benevolent overlord Rick Michigan refused to answer questions on the campaign trail four years ago. This is an aggressive media doing its job, forcing campaigns to talk rather than asking them to talk and rolling over and playing dead when they refuse. It's a beautiful site to behold.

By the way, have the boys in the Beltway press stopped referring to her as a top-tier candidate yet? 'Cause this is bush league garbage.

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"Also, this reminds me of the complaint by reporters that our benevolent overlord Rick Michigan refused to answer questions on the campaign trail four years ago."

Look, if he doesn't answer their questions, just let them get off their duffs and find the answers themselves. They'll find after a while he'll answer their questions damn quick to avert their reporting, and they can go back to stenography again.



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