Skip to comments.Democrats can't agree on successor to Jesse Jackson Jr.
Posted on 12/15/2012 5:01:34 PM PST by Libloather
Democrats can't agree on successor to Jesse Jackson Jr.
By Rick Pearson
5:22 p.m. CST, December 15, 2012
Democratic leaders spent four hours Saturday listening to 16 candidates audition for the party's endorsement to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., but were unable to solidify behind one contender.
After 90 minutes of deliberations, South Side and south suburban committeemen voted for an open primary, after Thornton Township chairman Frank Zuccarelli failed to win a majority of the weighted vote on behalf of veteran state Sen. Donne Trotter of Chicago.
Trotter spoke the longest and also gained the most praise among as he appeared for nearly 40 minutes before Democratic leaders of the six Chicago wards and five suburban Cook County townships in the 2nd Congressional District.
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kinda like picking the prettiest turd in the bown
What is this, Democrat Idol?
Did they have to do a comic skit, musical tallent
and give a five minute speech on world peace?
pick any ole corrupt black in chicago with a big mouth and nothing substantial to say. who would know the difference?
How’s about Bobby Seal jr? Oh, that’s right, he’s dead too. How’s about Angela Davis? Oh, she’s dead too. How about Jane Fonda? I am sure Chicago politics can arrange it so her home address is in Chicago :)
Hard to find a race-baiting hate monger that wants government to order every breath in life.
So many scumbags. So little time.
Yeah, I’m sure he is a real tough act to follow.
My vote is for Big Bird.
An empty chair would be an improvement.
Isn’t there a Jesse Jackson III?
Ah yes, Trotter the gun grabber—Guns are good for me but but not for thee.
The Democrats should just go down to the zoo and pick something...
i think the title is not accurate, i had heard no matter what they didn’t want a white person to win the seat, no matter how well qualified they were.
What they can’t find a crook more crooked than him.....REALLY? WOW
No wait I got it...........can’t find anyone with enough cash to buy his seat?
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds, of course. A far left black pedophile will be greeted with open arms by the Congressional Black Caucus. The Jackson Family will be so proud!
Is Marion Barry out of rehab?
There’s a ton of racist black thugs in Chicago. Open the phonebook and pick a name.
What? No interviews at Cook County Jail?
The Dems have to think out-of-the-box.
I was thinking more along the lines of a prison.