Skip to comments.Campaign Manager’s Cat Killed, Spray-Painted “Liberal”
Posted on 01/24/2012 4:21:42 PM PST by EBH
A cat belonging to 3rd Congressional District candidate Ken Adens campaign manager was killed Sunday. The cats corpse was spray-painted with the word liberal.
Jacob Burris, Adens campaign manager since October, said his four children discovered the cat dead on the front porch when the family arrived at their Russellville home Sunday.
Aden said the incident is disgusting.
This individual must have had a screw loose in the head, Aden said today. Its just wrong, any way you slice it.
Burris filed an incident report with the Russellville Police Department and has contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Aden said.
Josh McMillan, department public information officer, said officials had no leads or suspect information. If information on a suspect is developed, officers will treat the incident as an animal cruelty case, he said.
Right now we have no other reports of this happening, McMillan said, but we plan to step up patrols in the area to make sure it is an isolated event.
Aden said he doesnt intend to the let the incident affect the campaign.
All across the country, people are fed up with politics, but we have to stay above the fray, he said.
The 33-year-old Russellville Democrat is running for the seat held by Republican Rep. Steve Womack of Rogers. Womack is seeking re-election.
The general election is Nov. 6.
This is not how to make a political statement.
Yes, it’s pretty bad.
I’m betting he did it himself.
Musta been a really big cat...
Does Tawana Brawley have an alibi?
Dollars to donuts this is a leftist pig (aka stupid and envious person) trying to garner sympathy, which is their MO.
This is a really nasty thing to do. When I hear about these things, the first thing I think of is that the liberals do it to themselves so they can accuse the conservatives. But I hate to point the finger at anyone on this, without some evidence.
That was my first thought.
How the hell do you spray paint ‘Liberal’ on a cat?
This sounds like a lefty created ‘media event’ showing right wing hate.
Sadly, the kitty will be overlooked in the big picture.
I was thinking the same. I’ve used cans of spray paint before and you would have a tough time painting the whole word on a cat.
Sounds like a phony story to gain sympathy.
It certainly isn’t the way to make a statement, this doesn’t seem like something a tea party’er would do either.
Republicans hate cats.
... and Children..
One less Democrat for Obama.
Why was this reported to the FBI? I don’t see where killing a cat qualifies for federal intervention. Typical leftist reaction.
I am not sure he did it himself, but my first thought was a liberal committed the crime.
Just like in all the other cases ...it turns out the unhinged person is a liberal themselves.
If someone killed his cat that someone should be punished severely. However, to immediately blame the party of your opponent is knee-jerk hatred. Remember, it was just a year ago when the MSM and all the lefty pundits came storming out blaming Sarah Palin and Republicans for shooting Gabby Giffords, when in fact the perp was one of their own: a lefty nut case.
Seems like this kind of thing happens all the time now - a spray painted swastika here, a noose hanging from a tree there - and most times it turns out to have been done by the victim to make their opponents look bad.
Sympathy kill.Nothing more.
I agree with you.
Thats sick, everyone knows cats are not liberal, they are independent as he!!. Hope they find out who did this...
Very easy to cut a stencil from cardboard. However, killing someones pets is beneath contempt. Start checking garbage cans in the neighborhood for discarded paint cans??
Not to worry, cat’s have nine lives...
Why did the campaign manager paint liberal on his cat?
Because he couldn’t spell progressive..............
"You must be new in town. Only Obama kills like that."
They should check this schmuck’s credit card for $10.99 can of paint that he just bought at The Home Depot. Also check how long he owned the cat.
I’m guessing he did it and it isn’t even his cat.
Cat died of natural causes,,,,being a good liberal and never letting an opportunity go to waste, he spray painted this dead kitty and cried wolf...my guess.
Hate to speculate but here in the state I live in when these types of things happen, it usually turns out to be the person reporting it that is involved....you know the noose hanging in the locker room, the keyed slurs in car paint, etc.etc. Those all were ‘perpetrated’ by the person reporting the horror. The reason given ( in each cae)....it was the only way they could bring people’s attention to this type of behavior. How is that for sick???
I want that bastard caught! Then I want to see him hung.
99% of such incidents are eventually revealed to be self-inflicted hoaxes. Maybe you should wait this one out and see.
As usual, we have a bunch of dumb comments about an individual’s political affiliation when it comes to a despicable incident. The POS who did this to a companion animal to make a political point is a sociopath, nothing more, and I don’t care if he/she does have an (R) behind their name.
Oh...I am waiting and no it doesn’t matter to me if the person was a liberal, conservative, or BSL...
"... The incident shook Burris, who expressed concerns about the safety of his children.
"I knew what we were getting into running in this district, but when you have four children, it makes you feel vulnerable," he told the Daily News. "It's a very red district... you see billboards all over the place with Democratic senators' names and the hammer and sickle on some of them, calling them socialists."
Interesting choice for a sound-byte: "I knew we bit off more than we can chew running in a district filled to the rim with Republican redneck savages..." --- Sounds quite contrived to me.
Sorry folks, but I've seen too many phony stories about liberals hanging nooses on their own doors, vandalizing their own cars, scribbling backwards swastikas on their faces with ballpoint pens, and many other phony 'hate crime' incidents designed to elicit political support. It's actually fairly common. It works to get headlines and knee-jerk support from outraged netizens, even if the truth is revealed later buried on page A32 in those newspapers nobody reads anymore. Liberals just DO this.
I'm thinking that dad accidentally let the cat get outside and it got smacked by a car or motorcycle. Or he accidentally killed it himself with his own car in his own driveway by turning the engine over where the fan blade killed the cat sleeping out at night under the hood like cats do all the time. Then, rather than fess up to his kids, he scribbled 'LIBERAL' on the side of the cat to score political points against his cat-murdering political opponent.
He's asking us to believe that someone psycho has it out for some political candidate's campaign manager? As if anyone even knows who he is? Please.
Watch this story, I guess. Maybe some shrewd police detective will see something that doesn't add up. Personally, I'd check for bloody cat fur under the hood of this campaign manager's car.
Several sympathy-inducements like this have turned out to be self-inflicted. I suspect you are right. Inside job.
Odds are, just like when we hear of hangman’s nooses found on college campuses and it almost always turns out a black person did it, the cat was “sacrificed for the good of the Progressives in America” by a liberal.
That cat looks a little pink. Maybe it’s a pinko-commie cat?
They don’t “hate” cats and children...they love them...specially with ketchup./s
Then there was that lib radio talk show host who fell and smashed up her face while drunk off her arse then claimed she was attacked by “right-wingers.”
It’s obvious this is a put-up hoax. Any self-respecting right-winger would have written “COMMIE”. Seriously.
Same way I can spot Chinese-written assembly instructions or Nigerian Prince with a fortune for you to help him get out of the country for a mere $10K... The malaprop words always give it away.
I thought about shooting one when my youngest was in heat: the dogs took care of that ( poor ole Traveling Tom didn’t know that stuff will kill him ).
Uh, wait a second...
Not saying it didn’t happen - just that’d be mighty hard to spray paint seven letters with any kind of spray tool other than an airbrush or detailer. On top of that, fur is a pretty lousy surface to get precision lines of any kind.
This smells fishy (not kitty) to me.
It’s a sick sort of “Activist Munchausen Syndrome.”
Sounds like Cat Arkanside to me.
It is an inside job and may be a member of the Congressman's family.
In short, the perp is a standard DemoRat in it's soul.
I think your take on this is probably closer to the truth.
Either way, it’s truly a nasty, pointless and cruel thing to do to any animal.
that’s not spray paint: That’s a magic marker.
And yes, I think the story sounds fishy.
He killed the cat himself. It will prove to be an attempted smear attack. And who hasn’t been tempted to kill their own cat?
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