Illinois Nazi runs for U.S. House as ‘Republican’; state GOP can’t remove him from ballot

Illinois Nazi runs for U.S. House as ‘Republican’; state GOP can’t remove him from ballot
Art Jones, Nazi for U.S. House in IL-7. (Image: Art Jones website via Breitbart)

[Ed. – Just be aware of this.  Breitbart points out that the Democrats also have unsavory candidates purporting to run — unapproved — under their brand.  But we can be sure the media will focus on this Illinois guy, who is as vile and anti-Semitic as they come.  Frankly, the state party should have come up with a candidate instead of not fielding one.  The GOP can’t afford to whiff on things like this.]

Holocaust denier and neo-Nazi Art Jones is running for Congress in Illinois — and he is going to be the Republican nominee for the liberal third congressional district, over the objections of the Illinois Republican Party.

The district, which encompasses the southwest side of Chicago and neighboring suburbs, is represented by 7th-term veteran Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL). Lipinski is a moderate Democrat who voted against Obamacare in 2010.

Jones is an admitted former leader of the American Nazi Party, a Vietnam veteran, and a retired insurance agent. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, he has tried to run for Congress many times before, without success. …

He claims to have supported Donald Trump in 2016, but the UK Guardian quoted him in April 2017 telling a neo-Nazi rally in Kentucky that he regretted his vote for Trump: “I’m sorry I voted for the son of a bitch, I really am.”

Continue reading →

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using either the Spot.IM commenting system or the Facebook commenting system. If Spot.IM is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.