Skip to comments.Candidate draws crowd with cheap gas
Posted on 08/19/2006 12:52:58 AM PDT by tlb
RADCLIFF, Ky. - A congressional candidate's offer of cheap gas drew a bipartisan crowd.
More than 100 people waited more than an hour Wednesday at a gas station to fuel up at $1.20 a gallon, thanks to Democrat Mike Weaver, who is running for the congressional seat held by Republican Rep. Ron Lewis.
Weaver picked $1.20 because that was the price of regular unleaded when Lewis went to Congress in 1994. Weaver, who supports developing alternative energy, called Lewis a supporter of big oil.
Lewis called the giveaway "pure grade-school politics," and noted his support of alternative fuels and of opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
On Thursday, he also accused accused Weaver of "playing fast and loose with the law" and asked the U.S. Attorney's office to investigate whether the campaign event amounted to vote buying.
Weaver's campaign, which limited customers to 10 gallons each, spent $1,510 to cover the difference from the regular $2.76 price on the 968 gallons sold during the lunchtime giveaway.
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its all a Bush NeoCon UFO Plot lol
Inflation must just be a hallucination/ figment of my imagination.
In other news, I'm a poet and I don't know it (or I'm posessed by Maya Angelou).
Isn't vote buying illegal?
(No more Olmert! No more Kadima! No more Oslo!)
...your famous. :D
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