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OMG HE'S RUNNING IN MY DISTRICT, FAM!!

OHHHHH the possibilities!! I neeeeeeeeeeeed to know his campaign schedule... like... is he planning to be in the Rocky Point St. Patrick's Day parade? If so, I'll go!

Nick LaLota is a lying sack - he ran as Mr. Reach-Across-the-Aisle-Common-Sense-Not-Partisan-Bickering, but, in common with other GOPers, has largely spent his time trying to figure out how best to lick Trump's boots. Santos hates him because LaLota, like a few other Lawn Guyland GOPers, turned on Santos relatively early to keep themselves from being tarred with his dirt.

BUT

It's like a freaking red state out hear on the North Fork, so characterizing LaLota as a RINO just might work. I mean, after all, this is a district that elected that dreadful quisling Lee Zeldin more than once.

It's rare that NY-01 is exciting rather than just grimly upsetting.

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"So you come crawling back to Broadway..."

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We should redesign our election ballots to include the Facebook like, love. care, laugh, wow, cry, angry icons so we can vote more expressively. Santos would inspire lots of laugh-emoji votes, but they'd likely be outnumbered by wow-you've-gotta-lotta-nerve votes.

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Santos will be too busy hiding Botox in his prison wallet to run for Congress again. Though in this Republican Party, I think he would have a good shot at winning a primary.

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I'd make a joke about Santos running for Congress but Santos running for Congress beat me to it.

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Hell, if you can lock up the Presidential nomination while under indictment on 91 counts, why the hell not?

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It's a closely guarded secret - George Santos is my maternal grandmother.

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Damn, gatez really looks like Butt-Head!

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Ta, Gary. I think Georgie-boy is deluding himself.

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Oh, I know he's terrible, what with the lying and the puppy swindling and all the frauds, but I'm sorry to say I find his complete and utter shamelessness vaguely exhilarating. I wonder what it is like to live your life as a cartoon villain. I feel something close to envy, almost.

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This is why some people use "asshole" in an admiring way.

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Trump without dad's money.

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This country would be better off if we stopped electing punchlines to office.

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You would think that floor privileges would not extend to former members who were expelled from the chambers. Seems like this is something a bipartisan bill can and should fix.

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I hope this loser loses like no loser has ever lost before. With negative 250 votes.

Lose motherfucker!😋

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Mar 8·edited Mar 8

Maybe he’s counting on a precedent being set that someone running for national office cannot be tried while he’s campaigning? And then a pardon in Jan ‘25? It’s a bold plan, Cotton, and let’s be honest in this timeline it might work.

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Thats whats going on. A hail mary pass. And honestly, why not in these weird times....and TBF thats exactly what I would do in his place. Take advantage of a profoundly broken country and its broken institutions.

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I’m surprised he’s not claiming immunity.

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Mar 8·edited Mar 8

I'm surprised he didn't decide to run for president. Everyone knows he's beyond qualified.

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Golly, I hope this doesn't take too much time away from his research in curing cancer and training astronauts for Mars.

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