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Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

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Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby bdog » Thu May 01, 2014 4:48 pm

Hulsey on Thursday came into the state Capitol press room to show off a white hood he says he made with his daughter's sewing machine using curtain material he purchased for $1.


http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/Rep-Brett-Hulsey-running-for-Governor-255998431.html?device=tablet
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby david cohen » Thu May 01, 2014 5:37 pm

see, if he'd just put it on, he could caucus with the GOP!
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Steve Vokers » Thu May 01, 2014 7:00 pm

What a freaking disgrace. Please, Brett, just go away. Now.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Madsci » Thu May 01, 2014 8:14 pm

I predict Hulsey will (should?) spend some time in treatment in 2014.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Donald » Thu May 01, 2014 9:28 pm

You know giving Klan hoods to Republicans is probably a bad idea for a gubernatorial candidate, but I kinda like it as a snarky political statement. Hulsey might be flaky, but there is a sort of Michael Moore-like genius behind some of his antics.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Stebben84 » Thu May 01, 2014 9:46 pm

No. Not at all.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Detritus » Thu May 01, 2014 9:55 pm

If any Republicans encouraged him to run, or donated some money to him, on the belief that he would cause trouble for Burke--well, I suspect they're feeling a bit of buyer's remorse right about now.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Ninja » Thu May 01, 2014 11:10 pm

Someone needs to get this guy some help. This is just sad.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri May 02, 2014 8:37 am

The Klan was invented by Democrats, populated by Democrats and run by Democrats.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Fri May 02, 2014 8:49 am

The GOP should get a group of little kids and inner tubes to set down around Hulsey.

Just make sure he doesn't have a box cutter on him.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby gargantua » Fri May 02, 2014 9:08 am

One thing, perhaps the only thing, that Hulsey is really good at is drawing attention to himself.

Kind of like the class clown. Most of us had one in high school. By the time you're a senior, you're either annoyed by or feel kind of sorry for the guy. I'm in the latter category. Hulsey never grew up, and it's sad.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby snoqueen » Fri May 02, 2014 10:22 am

I know it's tempting to think the Rs have a lock on uncooperative, uncivil, quasi-sociopathic personalities, but apparently Hulsey is out to prove they do not.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby rabble » Fri May 02, 2014 10:46 am

Well the Repubs have rinos. They find them all the time and purge them from the ranks.

Maybe Hulsey's our first dino. Looks like purging won't be necessary in this case though.
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Fri May 02, 2014 11:02 am

RINO implies that the person in question lacks actual republican ideology (as defined by the one calling them a RINO. I don't think it's fair to say Hulsey doesn't still hold and support progressive democratic ideals.

I personally find it funny that there is a thread full of GOP members doing shit that is at least as crazy and unbalanced if not far more so, but several people in this thread have already expressed sympathy and hope that Hulsey get's help rather than mock the sheer stupidity of his actions.

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No, I suspect any Republican who has acted in any way to support him is laughing their ass off and hope he keeps up his antics. If you are a mainstream member of the WI GOP, would you rather the press talk about the fact that your party is going to vote on supporting succession, or that some idiot is chasing delegates down with hand made KKK hoods (hopefully surrounded by little kids with inner tubes)?
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Re: Hulsey shows off homemade KKK hoods

Postby rabble » Fri May 02, 2014 11:15 am

Francis Di Domizio wrote:I personally find it funny that there is a thread full of GOP members doing shit that is at least as crazy and unbalanced if not far more so, but several people in this thread have already expressed sympathy and hope that Hulsey get's help rather than mock the sheer stupidity of his actions.

You don't see a pattern of that behavior in the Republican party as opposed to Hulsey being an outlier?

It seems to me that most (not all by any means, but most) of the GOP are behaving crazy and unbalanced because they think it's expected of them. Hulsey is not. If you have a different theory I'd be happy to hear it.
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