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Monday, July 19, 2004
 
Draft Ditka?
The Republicans in Illinois are truly desperate.
"...After reviewing the upbeat polling results of NON-candidate Ditka, and faced with no Republican candidate for an election less than four months away, Americans for Better Choices has decided to take the choice directly to the people. "Under Illinois election law, the people can directly elect a person to office without a party nomination by using the write-in vote," said Hug..."
Interestingly, the outfit that has been doing the polling which "so strongly indicates " that Ditka is the people's choice, 21st Century Campaigns  LLC,  is run by a perennial failed candidate for office, Steve Denari.
 
Mr. Denari first appeared on the political scene in the early '90's, as a democrat. He lost. Then he switched to the Reform party. He lost. Then He switched to the Republican party. He lost.
 
In the mid '90's he came up with a story about President Clinton fathering an illegitimate child with a prostitute. He claimed to have proof consisting of a birth certificate and canceled checks from Clinton. His story got some attention in the right-wing press, but faded away when DNA tests (using the Lewinsky results) showed that he wasn't the father. Denari never produced the birth certificate or the checks.
 
So evidently he is not just a perennial loser, but a liar as well. And the people ofIllinois are supposed to mount a write-in campaign based on his "poll results"? Please.
 
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