Skip to comments.Did politics bounce GOP candidate from parade?
Posted on 09/01/2012 7:59:36 AM PDT by Military family member
A Republican candidate for Vigo County office claims he was booted from Terre Hautes Labor Day Parade because of his party affiliation.
Caleb Fleschner, a Republican candidate running for Vigo County commissioner, said Friday afternoon politics are to blame for his removal from the parade line-up.
But Charles Toth, head of the Wabash Valley Central Labor Council AFL-CIOs parade committee, said political affiliation had nothing to do with the rejection. Toth did say, however, that the organization does reserve the right to determine who participates in its event.
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Unfortunately, the Mayor here IS a Republican.
Sounds like time for a non-union laborer’s parade.
Maybe “Goat Boy” can herd his boys down there. They are apolitical.
WI Unions Try to Ban GOP from Labor Day Parade; Mayor Says Pound Sand (Video) (from Aug 29, 2011).
They would nibble them right in the buntings!