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Friday, May 13, 2011

Candidate Jack Davis in fisticuffs fight with GOP tracker

Jack Davis before the mayhem started
Jack Davis is a Republican candidate running in the special election to replace former Rep. Chris Lee for New York's 26th district congressional seat. In a very odd moment he was involved in a videotaped scuffle with a Republican volunteer questioning why he was not participating in a debate. Instead of telling the man why not, he got a tad mad and tried to lunge at him and land a few punches. This is all a bit reminiscent of the Deputy Prime Minister that was, namely John Lord Prescott. He famously punched a bating bystander, a good wallop it was too.

One of Davis' team said, "You have an operative from an opposing campaign harassing and assaulting a candidate for federal office. This person was pushing a camera in Jack's face, preventing him from getting in his car. Standing in his way, trying to antagonize him and trying to get video that would look like far more than what actually happened." Harassing and assaulting? It all depends on whether you support Mr. Davis or the other guy, I suppose.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20062273-503544.html#ixzz1MFoWIjJ6


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