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Today in campaign news: Tense times for Republicans

by: ScottyUrb

Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 19:15:53 PM EDT


*--#JustLikeTheDetroitFlood is a thing on Twitter.

*--Republican county conventions are taking place tonight. The one in Oakland County will feature extra security.

“The tea party people have advocated throwing chairs if they don’t get what they want,” Thienel told The Detroit News. “At the first sign of unruly behavior, we will recess. ... I will do everything in my power to ensure that nothing happens.”

...

Maddock, a bail bondsman, said Thursday he is prepared to be arrested.

Gongwer and Chad Livengood are there.

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I was reading those Twitter feeds last night and didn't know whether to get out the popcorn... (4.00 / 2)
...or the liquor.  That district convention looked like controlled chaos.  Click on the Detroit News link now and you'll see the updated story of the convention.

After reading all that, I'm glad I'm a Democrat.  Our district conventions are much better behaved than that.

Greetings from Detroit, Ground Zero of the post-industrial future!



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