GOP Candidate Threatens Disabled Opponent In Wheelchair At End Of Debate

Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Barbara Cubin walked to Libertarian candidate Thomas Rankin who is disabled with multiple sclerosis and uses an electric wheelchair and threatened him at the end of a televised debate on Sunday.

"'If you weren't sitting in that chair, I'd slap you across the face,"

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Tags: Barbara Cubin, Gary Trauner, Thomas Rankin, Wyoming (all tags)

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Re: GOP Candidate Threatens Disabled Opponent In W

wish thre was a live mike on that.....  we need more folks like SD Sidarth (the gentleman G Felix Allen slandered), who are there with the handi-cam for the choice moments in Campaigns.

by justadood 2006-10-23 09:43PM | 0 recs
Re: GOP Candidate Threatens Disabled Opponent In W

WOW!!  This is simply outrageous--even if it was provoked.  My brother is a person with disabilities and I am disgusted.  Go Trauner!

by burroughs 2006-10-23 11:14PM | 0 recs

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