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May 18, 2004

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The Democrat Party, the Party of "Yeargh!" and Al Sharpton and Cynthia McKinney and Michael Moore, have a new embarassment:

The Ohio Democratic Party has named raunchy former talk show host Jerry Springer as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Boston, the Associated Press reports:

"He's made 50 appearances at Democratic events this year. He's been an outspoken advocate for the party," said Dan Trevas, spokesman for the Ohio Democratic Party.

The party also named Springer "Democrat of the Year." Imagine how humiliating this was to the runner-up.

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Posted by Nathan at 05:31 AM | Comments (1)

Actually, Jerry Springer was a pretty popular Mayor of Cincinnati on the earl 1980s. He ran for Governor in 1982 and might have been successful but for a (ahem) "youthful indescretion" in neighboring Kentucky. Springer is smart, and had a distinguished career as a public servant. If only he hadn't gone to Chicago...

Posted by: Martin at May 18, 2004 12:21 PM
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