Update: Cohen Beats Racist Tinker in Tennessee 9th
Last week Erick wrote about the Congressional race between Steve Cohen (D, TN) and challenger Nikki Tinker for the Democratic seat in Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District. I wondered why Barack Obama had not come out to denounce the racist attacks that Tinker was unleashing on a fellow Democrat. Of course, the reason Obama didn’t attack Tinker for her racist attacks was because she was a | Read More »
Steve Cohen and the KKK?
We’ve had a couple of front page posts on the particularly vile and nasty Democrat primary fight going on in TN-9 between incumbent Steve Cohen and challenger Nikki Tinker for what is essentially the general election, too. I don’t have much use for Cohen. And neither does Nikki Tinker. But for different reasons. You see, I don’t have any use for Cohen because he’s just | Read More »
Nikki Tinker, Having Pulled the Race Card, Now Pulls the Religion Card
The TN-09 primary is Thursday. Here’s a comprehensive post on the racism and anti-Semitism going on in the primary. And it’s all being leveled at the white guy. Steve Cohen’s opponent, Nikki Tinker, is pushing a message that only a black person should represent black people in Congress. She’s also giving support to a separate message that Steve Cohen hates Jesus because he is a | Read More »
Is it Okay to Vote Against a Candidate Because of His Race?
UPDATED and BUMPED: According to the Politico late yesterday, the Democrats have denied a request by Cohen for money to fight off Nikki Tinker. But, the Congressional Black Caucus has given Nikki Tinker $5,000.00 and additional fundraising support from Stephanie Tubbs Jones. The answer to the question is no. It is, in fact, the only acceptable answer and if you think otherwise, RedState is not | Read More »