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Communications Chair of Sacramento County Dems Wishes Death on Cruz Speechwriter’s Kids

Allan Brauer, the communications chair of the Democratic Party of Sacramento County, wished death on the children of a Ted Cruz speechwriter today.

https://twitter.com/allanbrauer/statuses/381090422170202112

https://twitter.com/allanbrauer/statuses/381093025742458880

Brauer is unapologetic, and tried to justify his wish that Carpenter’s children die by citing “the pain her boss is inflicting on Americans.”

https://twitter.com/allanbrauer/statuses/381094025500971008

https://twitter.com/allanbrauer/statuses/381095908080766977

National Review Online tried to call the Democratic Party of Sacramento, but reached an answering machine. 

UPDATE:

Brauer is still defensive.

https://twitter.com/allanbrauer/statuses/381106378384736257

UPDATE: Brauer has apologized. Carpenter has accepted his apology

https://twitter.com/allanbrauer/statuses/381115003358552064

Tenoch Flores, spokesman for the California Democratic Party, told Yahoo! News political reporter Chris Moody that such rhetoric “lets fringe characters” like Ted Cruz “off the hook” and that it was “never acceptable to wish physical harm against political opponents, regardless of how objectionable their policy priorities are.”

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