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NY21 - Stefanik - My Despicable Congresswoman

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Elie Mystal wins the Interwebs. Again.



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As expected:


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So they didn't have enough courage to take a secret vote against Cheney, but did one for Stefanik. Got it.


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She seems perfect to lead the Republican Caucus. In earlier times, somebody who was a member of the Freedom Caucus (Chip Roy), or somebody with a strong conservative voting record would be a top choice. But now that the GOP platform has shifted from conservative and Freedom Caucus ideals to the single litmus test of bowing before the Rump. She's perfect.


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p0rtia wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 10:14 am Twitter is getting vicious. I don't approve...I think.... I'm still thinking. Maybe you'll tell me.

Oh, I approve. I'd just add, " and they eat their own".


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Fuck Stefanik.


That is all.


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Yeah. She is getting crucified in every paper in the state--even the ones that have been sympathetic or agnostic in the past.

Her main advisor, the even more despicable Alex deGrasse, made a fool of himself on Twitter today in response to an article. More on this tomorrow. the #NY21 hashtag is going insane. Which is tiring.


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NNY360 / Watertown Daily is a solid-right newspaper. Their editorial board endorsed Stefanik.

I have not yet found a real* newspaper in NY that is happy with my despicable congresswoman.

Editorial — The law or the mob? NNY is not certain if Stefanik favors democracy or anarchy

https://www.nny360.com/opinion/editoria ... 8d087.html
Unfortunately, Congresswomen Elise M. Stefanik bought into Trump’s stolen election charade. She had ably represented her constituents and her political party with her aggressive stance during the first Trump impeachment proceedings.

She did not leave it there. Instead, when voters spoke on Election Day and when not one of multiple court cases charging election fraud was sustained, Rep. Stefanik still took Trump’s bait and perpetuated the myth of a stolen election.


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p0rtia,

does he have a good chance of beating her?


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wavey davey wrote: Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:52 am p0rtia,

does he have a good chance of beating her?
In a word, probably not, but way to early to tell.

In a paragraph: Tedra Cobb ran agasint Stefanik in 2018 and 2020 and got smooshed. I don't know if she's running again, but I'd just as soon let someone else have a try. Since we were redistricted (2014?), NY21 apparently has no chance of ever electing a dem rep again. I say this because it's been a topic of discussion on twitter for a year, i.e., whether our voters have really swung that far to the right, or if they're just massively uninformed. I've sadly come to accept that the former is likely true.

Don't know a think about the new guy, but look forward to learning about him.

People don't realize how big an area NY21 is. People talk about redistricting Stefanik out of existence (we lost a rep in this latest census--by 86 people), but it can't be done. No else to put the top third of the state.
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Another D hat thrown into the #NY21 ring (I conclude that Tedra Cobb, who ran in 2018 and 2020, has bowed out--as she should, under the "give someone else a chance" rule).

https://saratogaliving.com/saratogian-b ... -stefanik/

Saratogian and Sexual Abuse Advocate Bridie Farrell Running to Unseat Elise Stefanik in New York’s 21st Congressional District
Saratoga Springs native Bridie Farrell once had the US Olympic Team in her sights. Now, it’s Congress. Farrell, a one-time Saratoga speedskating phenom who became a sexual abuse advocate, following alleged abuse at the hands of a mentor, has kicked off her campaign for New York State’s 21st Congressional district seat in 2022.

Farrell will be running as a Democrat.

“I am running for Congress because I want to give back to the very communities that gave me so much while growing up, training, competing and chasing my Olympic dreams in the 21st district,” Farrell said in a statement. “From the ice in Lake Placid and the trails in the High Peaks, to my crowded family kitchen table in Saratoga, my values and drive to compete and succeed were born in the North Country. I was taught that everyone’s opinion can be voiced and should be heard. When you do a job, you do it right. We need someone in Washington with North Country values instead of someone who is focused on her own gain at the expense of our communities.” Farrell added: “Nearly 40 years after growing up here, I still have the same values that I learned as a little girl. I competed for our country all around the world, wearing the red, white, and blue and it was my honor and privilege to do so. Through all that, I never lost touch with what I believe in, where I’m from, and who I am. I will bring these values and that drive to the 21st district, and I will never stop competing for us.”

At the age of 13, Farrell was a nationally ranked speedskater; ended up holding three US speedskating records; and competed in the 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2014 Olympic Trials. After retiring in 2006 and attempting a comeback, Farrell began making national news in 2014, when she publicly accused her former speedskating mentor, Andrew Gabel, a silver medal–winning Olympian and speedskating Hall of Famer, of sexual abuse. “I didn’t think it would be a story,” she told Saratoga Living in 2019. Soon it was being covered by ESPN, USA Today and later, Marie Claire, in an eye-opening feature.

Since then, Farrell has been a vocal advocate for child sexual abuse victims, first co-founding the nonprofit NY Loves Kids, which lobbied to get New York State to pass the Child Victims Act (CVA), a bill that was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2019. That same year, Farrell, who served as the organization’s president and CEO, announced, in the pages of Saratoga Living, that she would be taking her organization national, launching America Loves Kids, which has fought for child sexual abuse victims’ rights throughout the country, in states such as Arizona and New Jersey, successfully helping to get laws similar to the one in New York passed by other states’ legislatures.

In July 2020, Farrell filed a civil suit against her alleged abuser.

Polls won’t open for the Congressional midterm elections until November 2022, but it should prove an uphill battle for Farrell, given that the 21st district’s current representative, Elise Stefanik, recently ascended to the No. 3 most powerful position in the Republican Party. This will also mark Farrell’s first official foray into politics.

Born and raised in Saratoga, Farrell graduated from Saratoga Springs High School and BOCES. She attended Adirondack Community College and ultimately graduated from Cornell University. She currently resides in North River, NY.


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*Anti-Sexual Abuse Advocate.


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Patagoniagirl wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:05 pm *Anti-Sexual Abuse Advocate.
Confusing headline for sure.
Read in the body;
“Since then, Farrell has been a vocal advocate for child sexual abuse victims,”


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:thumbsup:


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Moar. Matt Putorti. Democratic Candidate for #NY21 | North Country Native | Gay | Catholic | Lawyer |


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