NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Republican Party is urging voters to reject the candidacy of a man who supports the racist, phony science of eugenics. The state GOP's executive committee passed a resolution Saturday that denied James Hart as a "bona fide" Republican and authorized Chairman Bob Davis to take steps to remove Hart from the Aug. 3 primary ballot as a Republican candidate for the 8th Congressional District. "The executive committee passed a resolution finding that Mr. Hart's views are completely unacceptable to the Republican party, the party that supports equal opportunity for all and respect for all people," said Scott Carey, general counsel for the Tennessee Republican Party. Republican officials wrote Hart a letter in February advising him to either run as an independent or to anticipate a challenge from the party.Read the rest of the article here. And away we gooooo.
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