Skip to comments.Anti-gay white Republican wins election in inner city Houston (pretended to be black)
Posted on 11/09/2013 4:51:30 PM PST by dennisw
The surprise winner of a Texas election has been criticized for misleading the mainly black constituents into believing he was African American.
Dave Wilson, a white Republican and anti-gay activist, beat Houston's 24-year incumbent Bruce Austin in what has been described as a 'racially tinged campaign'.
Mr Wilson won with a margin of 26 after he campaigned using flyers featuring African Americans and the message 'Vote for our neighbor Dave Wilson'.
'I'd always said it was a long shot. I didn't expect to win,' the former fringe candidate told KHOU.
His flyers, designed using pictures he had found on the internet, also claimed he had been endorsed by Ron Wilson for the Houston community college seat.
Many in the area could have been led to believe the endorsement was from the former African-American state representative but the small print stated the Ron Wilson in question was the candidate's cousin.
'He's a nice cousin,' Mr Wilson told KHOU as he held back a laugh. 'We played baseball in high school together. And he's endorsed me.'
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The Republican winner of an afro-American district
Make him the RNC chair
All’s fair in love, war and politics.
Maybe this is the key to saving America. If you can’t educate LIVs, use their LI to advantage.
Replace a joker with a joker? Sure path to success.
This is how the liberals win.
Any fake accents in the manner of Princess Hillary?
Yes. I agree. This guy is a lot smarter than anybody running the RNC now.
That is what happens when you are a low information voter.... You don’t get what you think you are getting... :)
Does this not just completely EXPOSE these voters for the irresponsible, uninterested peons they are? They essentially admit they never looked into the candidate, they voted because they thought he was black.
The residents of this district should be barred from voting.
Obama misled blacks into thinking he was one of them, too!!
Democrats cant be upset by this.
They vote based on the content of one’s character and not thier race.
Next is to fund a Gay , transsexual, atheist, handicapped, Green Party candidate in every election.
This is hilarious.
"We've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this,"
Michael Berry show is going to be fun on Tuesday. (He’s taking Monday off)