In March, Nigel Jaquis of WW wrote:
"It might make some sense for Republicans to get together and run for judicial positions, since we may never have a Republican governor again," says Jack Roberts, a former state labor commissioner who once ran for the Oregon Supreme Court.
Kristian Roggendorf, a Lake Oswego lawyer active in the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, says he's unaware of any such organized action.
But the timing for a backlash is ripe."
The idea that a ton of fresh faced Rethuglican candidates invaded the poles isn't planned is some ballsy baloney. It's really obvious in at least the case of right wing nut job Michael Wynhausen's candidacy, he's pandering to people who hate liberals, hate Kate Brown, hate Blacks, hate immigrates, and hate the gheys but are careful not to be obvious about it.
One of Wynhausen's supporters is Lars Larson. Old readers might remember Larson's uncritical endorsment of the war in iraq:
Anyway, Larson this Wynhausen is the greatest. You can listen to the interview here:
There's more at this blog:
Wynhausen is endorsed by Tim Meuller who thinks as a Sheriff, he can blow off the feds:
If the follow the blog links, one gets Wynhausen is tough on drugs, doesn't believe marijuana should be legalized, and actively tries to keep offenders out of treatment programs:
"I've witnessed you trying to stop someone from getting in to DTC(drug treatment court). I've also witnessed that same person successfully complete DTC.
Stop blaming kate Brown for the repeat offenders. Sounds like you'd like to lock up non violent people with a problem. Treatment works. Healing our people should be givin a fair shot."
Here's a woman he hounded for over a year, even after doctors confirmed she was the victim of a rare medical reaction after taking Ambien:
Where did they dig up this heartless jerk?
Whatever you think we need to VOTE to keep right wing nut job douches off the bench.