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NY-23: Hoffman Responds to Scozzafava Quitting the Race

Doug Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate in the NY-23 special election, puts out a flag-waving statement on the GOP candidate’s surprising, 11th-hour

Daniel James
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Oct 31, 2009

Doug Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate in the NY-23 special election, puts out a flag-waving statement on the GOP candidate’s surprising, 11th-hour surrender. Hoffman defines the race, as conservatives have defined it for weeks, as between his Mr. Smith persona and the forces of ACORN, Nancy Pelosi, and union thugs. From the campaign:

This morning’s events prove what we have said for the last week; this campaign is a horserace between me and Nancy Pelosi’s handpicked candidate, Bill Owens. At this moment, the Democratic Party, the Working Families Party, ACORN, Big Labor and pro-abortion groups are flooding the district with troops and they are flooding the airwaves with a million dollars worth of negative ads. They are throwing mud; they are trying to stop me.

It’s time for us to send a message to Washington—we’re sick and tired of big-spending, high-taxing, career politicians and by voting for me on Tuesday you will send that message loud and clear.

Daniel James | Daniel James is an author, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur who is a professional coach and gerontologist. Daniel holds a bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech, a master's degree from UCLA, a diploma in gerontology from the University of Boston, as well as a Professional Coaching Certification.

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