Politics & Policy

Schakowsky Encourages Voter Intimidation in IL-9

Oh, brother. Even the most charitable interpretation of this audio released by the Pollak Campaign in IL-9 can’t make this sound good — it can just make it sound stupid. The money quote from Jan Schakowsky below:

“All around the country, people are trying to replicate what we do in Chicago. They–we have a tradition of knockin’ on doors, of pulling people out–you know, people, they talk about ‘message’ and ‘persuasion.’ Here’s our message: ‘I don’t get off your doorstep until you get out to the polls and vote.’ That’s our message! That’s our message!”

Hey, yous don’t wants to vote, yous gonna regret it, you know what I’m saying, friend?

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