Putnam GOP endorses Degnan over Ball

Putnam GOP endorses Degnan over Ball

There are 2 comments on the Journal News story from May 24, 2008, titled Putnam GOP endorses Degnan over Ball. In it, Journal News reports that:

So much for a lazy summer. Almost two years after successfully challenging a 12-year incumbent and winning office, Assemblyman Greg Ball finds himself heading into the last remaining nominating convention and, ...

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Portsmouth, NH

#1 May 26, 2008
I would love to see your logic in supporting Degnan over Greg Ball? The GOP (my party) may not stand behind him but the will of the people Will - right Will? I have followed Greg's short political career closely and would be happy to support him. Let's see...

Brewster, NY

#2 Aug 30, 2008
Is it all that surprising that the GOP does not support him? Since Ball is working against what is called "Dysfunction in Albany" then he is clearly working against both incompetent and corrupt Republicans AND Dems. Any no nonsense candidate that truly tries to stop corruption and incompetence is always abandoned and attacked. Read: Nader attacked by Dems, McCain attacked by Republicans in 1999, Kucinich attacked all the time, etc...

Ball threatens all those crumby GOP members in office just as much as he threatens Dems so this is not a shock at all. He should be commended for trying to work against party bias. All candidates should just be independent from now on to end all this gamesmanship that goes on...

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