Wendy Long on Principles & Values
Her introduction video includes snippets of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump while she declares "this is an election year unlike any we've ever seen before." Then cutting to black-and-white pictures of Schumer with Hillary Clinton, Long continues that "we the people are standing up against the politics of the status quo and against the corruption and cronyism of career politicians in Washington."
Alas, Long has been nearly invisible since her resounding win in the GOP primary, which she got thanks to the backing of the state Conservative Party. Frankly, we doubt that Rep. Bob Turner, whom she defeated in that race, would've been such a shrinking violet. Certainly, she was never able to raise much money.
But we support Long, because she's far superior on the issues, and because there should be some ideological diversity in New York's political leadership, where Republicans--and especially conservative Republicans--are rare birds.
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