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Posted on 10/08/2010 2:54:18 PM PDT by randita
Statement on Congressman John Adler Planting a Fraud Tea Party Candidate in NJ-3 Race
Friday, October 8th, 2010
The following was issued today to members of the press
Jon Runyan Statement on Congressman John Adler Planting a Fraud Tea Party Candidate in NJ-3 Race
Mount Laurel, October 8, 2010 The following is a statement from Republican congressional candidate Jon Runyan (NJ-3) that was delivered at his 2:00pm press conference.
Ever since our campaign established links between Congressman John Adler and the fraudulent candidacy of Peter DeStefano, I knew there was a possibility that something much more sinister was going on.
Certainly something unethical. Perhaps even something illegal. Todays Courier Post story proves that my instincts were right.
What Im about to say is going to sound harsh. But its not out of anger.
Its out of frustration that politics in our country has become so toxic that the important issues we face have to take a backseat to garbage like this.
My opponent, John Adler, represents everything that is wrong with politics in this country today.
He is dishonest. He lacks principle.
And hes clearly willing to say or do anything to win re-election and cling to power.
The fact that he and his team would intentionally try to defraud and disenfranchise voters by planting a fake candidate in the race with the intention of confusing people and stealing votes from me is disgraceful.
I would ask for an apology, but frankly, an apology from someone like Congressman Adler would be so meaningless that its not worth seeking.
Let me be clear
I want to win this election and I am working very hard every day to do just that. I am pouring my heart and soul into it.
I want to go to Congress and serve the people of this district and make a difference in my community and in my country.
However, win or lose, I want to go home to my wife and three kids at night and be able to look them in the eye and have them be proud of who I am and how I conduct myself.
THAT is the difference between me and politicians like John Adler.
Ive said it one form or fashion since the day I got in this race
If we want to change this country, we need to change the people who run it.
Its not about Democrat or Republican. Its about the person.
And this whole affair proves John Adler is not the right person to represent this district.
This may be the “jump the shark” moment in this race.
He should challenge him to a fist fight for the seat. It deserves nothing less.
Long story with details.
Outstanding statement by Jon Runyan!
I live in their district. Runyan lawn signs outnumber Adler’s 10 to 1. Adler’s TV ads are the same old class warfare BS. Runyan lives in a mansion blah blah blah.
That was a POWERFUL and PASSIONATE and effective statement. I would be surprised if it doesn’t take him over the top
To bad no one is going to print it.
All “Tea Party” candidates are frauds trying to help Democrats. Real TEA partiers are part of a movement, not a political party, and they support whatever candidates seem best (mostly Republicans, of course).
Know Adler from years ago he is a little weasel and the others behind this are old time corrupt dem pols.
GO John, GO! What a great atatement, sums it up well.
It is too bad Mr. Runyan is too civilized to just beat the crap out of him. I would pay to see it.
More details, perhaps? There are 435 congressional districts, so it’s very difficult to follow the ins and outs of each race.
Who did what, when, etc.?
We had the same thing happen in New York. Someone tried to run on a tea party line to take votes away from Paladino. I believe Paladino’s people succeeded in getting him off the ballot.
It’s been posted in this thread, and if you read the sidebar, it was a major story on Front Page news. Are you sure you’re a FReeper? Most of us have the skills to research things on our own.
Most recent poll on Real Clear Politics:
9/21 - 9/28
Adler (D) - 40.3%
Runyan (R)- 36.0%
I wrote you a nice post requesting the info. There was no need to get $hitty with me. In the time it took you to write your asinine post to me, you could have instead given a synopsis that anybody who happened onto the thread could see WITHOUT having to hunt for the information.
Further, if you’d ever taken the basics of simple, clear writing, you’d know that any written composition openly available to any reader should include basic information such as who, what, when and where.
And as for whom is really a freeper and isn’t, most freepers don’t treat others as $hitty as you have here, so pi$$ off.
Thats chest bump worthy!
Refer to the link on Post #4.
This is the type of story Hannity would usually be on top of. Runyan would definitely make a colorful guest on Hannity’s show.
You didn’t request anything from me in terms of information. You requested it from another poster, I saw it, and I replied.
I’d tell you to piss off as well, but I am holding out because there may still be hope for you.
Then you admit you read the post, which was a nice request, jumped in on something not even directed to you, and wrote a nasty post to another freeper.
You are an even bigger jerk than you first appeared to be.
Yep. If the tables were turned, it would be on national media 24/7 for three days. But since it was done to a pub candidate, he’ll have to spend his own money to get the word out through ads.
I am so sick and tired of this crap. These people should be charged with voter fraud and civil rights violations, perp-walked through the town square, and then sued civilly by every voter in that district.
If there’s video or even just audio of the rats hatching their plan regarding DeStefano, Runyan could use it in a campain ad.
Likewise. Enjoy FR, FRiend!
I like your statement almost as much as Runyon’s. Can’t stand FR nazis. You are right: you did ask a very simple and civil question. And it did not deserve that egregious response.
This pisses me off. Even though its just after midnight here, found my credit card & I just gave Jon Runyan $50 at
Cmon Freepers dont let the Dems get away with this kind of crap. Please Give Runyan some dough. If it’s bad enough dirty trick by Runyan’s slimy dem opponent to be noticed by the lefty media, it’s worse than usual campaign tactics.
Link to The original news story (more below on Jon Runyan’s website
Synopis of issue-Democratic staffers working for first-term Dem Congressman John Adler from NJ-3 got a fake “NJ Teaparty” candidate Peter DeStefano on the ballot to try to undercut GOP candidate Jon Runyan and these dems are still running DeStefano website. Courier Post Newspaper has numerous quotes from DEMOCRATIC staffers unhappy with this tactic and no real denials from the involved staffers.
This trickery pisses me off. Even though its just after midnight here, found my credit card & I just gave Jon Runyan $50 at
Cmon Freepers dont let the Dems get away with this kind of crap. Please Give Runyan some dough. If its a bad enough dirty trick by Runyans slimy dem opponent to be noticed by the lefty media, its worse than usual campaign tactics.
Story now on top of front page of Yahoo (second bullet point) (much less hard-hitting story but at least it’s on the front page)
2,396 Comments on the Yahoo story.
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“He should challenge him to a fist fight for the seat. It deserves nothing less.”
Pistols at dawn would be more satisfying.
Don’t forget Dingy Reid’s puppet Scott Azzkissican running as a “Tea Party” candidate against Sharon Angle in Nevada.
This little trick by the rats is getting old.
GREAT JOB, RUNYON.
A 10 year starter in the NFL better have a nice house, or I would think something is wrong with him. It's not like he inherited a trust fund.
Adler and these scumbag Dims are thoroughly disgusting, I hope the voters in that district learn the TRUTH in this matter and send Runyan in with an overwhelming victory.
...politics in our country has become so toxic that the important issues we face have to take a backseat to garbage like this. My opponent, John Adler, represents everything that is wrong with politics in this country today. He is dishonest. He lacks principle. And he's clearly willing to say or do anything to win re-election and cling to power. The fact that he and his team would intentionally try to defraud and disenfranchise voters by planting a fake candidate in the race with the intention of confusing people and stealing votes from me is disgraceful. I would ask for an apology, but frankly, an apology from someone like Congressman Adler would be so meaningless that it's not worth seeking.Thanks randita, and Thank you future Congressman Runyan!
Thanks for the ping.
Although Adler is a Democrat, he voted against the party line on all the major Obama legislation. I wasn’t going to hold out hope that this would continue, so the R was getting my vote regardless of Adler’s record. I’ll definitely pass the word along on this one.
Thank you. Some people are just natural-born jerks.
Jon should get him on a football field. He’ll cream that dem scumbag
It should be a great statement since he is a MICHIGAN MAN and played under BO SCHEMBECHLER!
GO BLUE (even though they totally stunk against a very good MSU team).
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