HAM SANDWICH COMES IN A CLOSE THIRD
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 – voted in embarrassing numbers for a prisoner over The One. And O hasn’t even been convicted of a crime – yet.
“Just how unpopular does someone have to be for this to happen?” asked Joe Pounder, Research Director and Deputy Communications Director of the Republican National Committee. Pounder also noted that West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin wouldn’t say for whom he voted for in the primary. Maybe Manchin voted for the ham sandwich – as a write-in.
Hell – if the ham sandwich had been allowed to run, it would’ve been the candidate with the cleanest record.
You just know that the thin-skinned O-man was livid when he heard the results.