Originally posted on Rat Nation:


Okay, I was kidding about the ham sandwich coming in third. I was not kidding, however, about a federal prison inmate capturing more than 42% of the West Virginia Democratic primary vote – and qualifying for a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. It doesn’t get any better.

Although – I wonder how the ham sandwich would’ve done against the O-man – mano a mano?

Keith Judd, incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas, where he is serving a sentence for extortion, paid the $2,500 filing fee and submitted a notarized “certificate of announcement” to appear on the ballot.

The fact that more than four out ten Democrats showed up to vote in an uncontested primary simply to register a protest vote against the O-man is priceless. Think about it; West Virginia Democrats – who granted, may not be the sharpest tools in the shed…

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  1. Trackback: Ham sammiches, clothespins…and vote anyway! » Common Sense Conversation

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