Libertarian Candidate Stunt Watch
Our libertarian brothers and sisters represent something like four or five guys nationally (despite their ridiculously disproportionate Washington representation -- don't you guys know that if you lived anywhere else in the country you might get a congressman?), but their candidates can always be counted on to stir shit up. Today's laissez-faire heroes:
Thomas Rankin, running for Wyoming's only House seat. Mr. Rankin, who is in a wheelchair, says Representative Barbara Cubin threatened to slap him.
"My aide and I were packing up to leave the debate, and Barbara walked over to me and said, 'If you weren't sitting in that chair, I'd slap you across the face.' That's quote-unquote," Rankin said.
It is Cheney's old seat, so we're sure this is pretty par for the course.
In Alabama meanwhile, write-in gubernatorial candidate Loretta Nall helpfully offers that she enjoys marijuana and doesn't wear underwear. If you donate to her campaign, you get to see a flash animation of her... flashing.
Flashing for Freedom [Lorette Nall]
Candidate is Up Front About Using Her Cleavage to Campaign [Houston Chronicle]
'Insulted' Cubin Confronts Opponent [Billings Gazette]