Monday, July 10, 2017

The question is: Where does Trump rank on this list?

Postcard not from Retiring Guy's collection.  Pinterest.

Reported in Alabama’s Special Senate Election Is All About Wooing Trump.  (The New York Times, 7/9/2017)

Related article:
Unbeatable barbecue:  Alabama's slow-cooked specialty.  (Alabama Food Blog, 12/6/2011)

Original 5/19/2017 post, "U.S. Senate race:  Mo Brooks, Roy Moore sucking up most of stinky Alabama air in challenge to incumbent Luther Strange", starts here.

Even though, at last count, 8 other candidates have declared.  But then, they's the old(er) white men of Alabama politics.

In One-Party Alabama, Senate Primary Sinks Into ‘Swamp’.  (The New York Times, 5/15/2017)
Sweet home, Alabama.  Mr. Brooks, a fierce opponent of illegal immigration, was borrowing from the hymnal of President Trump in what could be the first major Republican primary clash of his administration. Mr. Strange, who was appointed early this year to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, will face off in August against a slate of Republicans, including Mr. Brooks and Roy S. Moore, the former chief justice of the State Supreme Court, whose refusal to remove a Ten Commandments display from the court grounds resulted in his removal from office.

Recommended reading:
Left in Alabama blog

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