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June 09, 2006

Dems Seek To Dump Primary Winner Who Won't Quit

While Texas Democrats are trying to prevent an ineligible candidate from being replaced on the ballot, Alabama Democrats are trying to force one of their own off the ballot against his will within days of the primary because they find his candidacy embarassing.

teacher fired for showing profane videos to his students won a seat on the State Democratic Executive Committee. But party members say Steve White won't serve out his term.

White won the race for State Democratic Executive Committee District 4 Tuesday night.

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White is also running in a separate election. White is a democratic candidate for the District 4 seat on the House of Representatives.

He ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary election.

Because of allegations that White showed videos with sex acts, nudity, and obscene material in school, White may never hold that political office.

Brian Oakes, chairman of the Democratic Party, says White has been asked to step down.

"The Democratic party has asked him to withdraw his name. There's not been a response by him in relation to that request," says Oakes.

A subcommittee of the Democratic Executive Committee will decide how to handle the race if White does not resign.

One option is to remove White's name from November's general election ballot and appoint another candidate.

In other words, the Alabama Democrats want to remove and replace their own candidate because they think he cannot win.

I do wish the Donks would make up their mind about replacing candidates.

Torricelli out, Lautenberg in -- fine, even though the statutory deadline had passed.

DeLay out, someone else in -- go to court to stop it, even though it complies with all aspects of state law.

Steve White not willing to drop out -- throw him off the ballot anyway because he is an embarassment who will lose the election.

There is no principle at work among the Democrats -- simply raw political calculation.

Oh, by the way -- did you folks notice that the Holocaust-denying atheist church-state separationist got 46% of the vote for Attorney General in the Democrat primary?

(Hat Tip: Southern Appeal)



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