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Vets Needn’t Apply

By on 2.14.06 | 2:22PM

Iraq war vet Paul Hackett's surprise withdrawal from the race for the Dem Senate nomination to run against Ohio's Mike DeWine comes as a shock to the other vets being recruited by the Dems. According to several reports, Hackett's candidacy was propelled, in part, by Sen. Schumer's promise that he'd not have to worry about campaign funding. And then hitherto invisible Cong. Sherrod Brown pops up, and says he wants to run. So what's the reaction from the Dems? Little Miss Gun Control drops Hackett like a hot rock and works hard to cut off his funding. Why shouldn't vets believe this is just another symptom of the Democrat disease?

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