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Portland is Famous. Even in Pennsylvania.
Candidate’s message in the keystone state: “Good luck, Portland”

It's not surprising that “law-and-order” politicians are using the nightly riots in Portland as a backdrop for their messaging, but from 3,000 miles away in NE Pennsylvania? That's exactly the strategy of Jim Bognet, a candidate for Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District -- a clear signal that even in a swing state like Pennsylvania, Portland's lack of attention to street violence.

Of course, locals like Alek Skarlatos, running in Oregon's 4th Congressional district against Peter DeFazio, have capitalized on the same message.



Calls to “defund the police” have been backed away from by many over-zealous liberal politicians, fearful that such a stance may not serve them well in the upcoming election. Oregon and Oregon's largest city, Portland, have long been a destination based on the perception of a progressive and vital culture. What we're leaving people with is an image of a dumpster fire.


--Staff Reports

Post Date: 2020-08-21 12:33:28Last Update: 2020-08-21 12:51:40



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