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Tag: Michigan CD11
By JGillman, Section News
Actually, I don't know a lot about this guy David Trott.
He's announced he will be challenging Kerry Bentivolio in the CD11 Republican primary. He apparently believes he can serve the district and the country better than the current incumbent, and I'm OK with a challenge on who can be the better conservative. I've said it before, I LIKE primaries.
"Crazy thought for a staunch conservative, right? Perhaps. But not if one has had the philosophical disagreements still within the framework of that conservatism. Not if those disagreements extend into Republican governance. Not if any particular conservative part of the constituency still feels his or her best representation is not being made."I say "bring it on!"
But Dave? Make sure you really have a reason, please.
If you feel its just your turn Mr Trott? Stay home. If you feel that several hundred thousand dollars in Michigan political campaigns over the last several years has earned you the seat, I disagree. If you think however, that Kerry Bentivolio's record of defending the constitution is lacking, and you can make a case for it, do it here.
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