March 06, 2013

GOP's McKinley for IL-02 Begins Campaign Marching Tour Through Chicago's South Side

Some background: IL02 GOP nominee Paul McKinley's story of repentance has Chicago machine worried:

For what they say is a “sure-thing” race for the Democrats, the Machine sure is expending a lot of firepower to attack Republican Paul McKinley in the IL-02 special election coming up on April 9.

What are they afraid of?

Media outlets are issuing hit pieces on him; Media Matters’ editor is tweeting about him, and establishment-cozy Republicans are distancing themselves from him.

After largely ignoring the Republicans during the primary, reporters like Chicago Tribune “watchdog” Bill Ruthhart are climbing over themselves to find a reason to mention that McKinley is an ex-offender.

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Very interesting.

By Stable Hand at 03:16 PM | Comments |