Friday, August 15, 2014

Teacher Senator Candidate

Meet Montana’s Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate - The Daily Beast:

...In the scramble to replace Walsh (who dropped out last Thursday), Amanda Curtis has quickly emerged as the cream of a not particularly distinguished crop. Curtis, a first-term state representative from Butte who posted YouTube videos for every day that the Montana legislature was in session last year, has already received the backing of the biggest union in Montana and is attracting enthusiasm from liberal activists. In an interview with The Daily Beast, Curtis said she was “honored and humbled” to even be considered. The state representative, who isn’t running for reelection this year, said she “started getting texts, Facebook messages, emails, and phone calls” from “big Amanda fans” all over the state after Walsh dropped out. She made the decision to jump in after feeling it would be hypocritical not to run after her TEDx talk on “showing up and saying yes...”

Apparently her choices in body decoration are of interest to reporters. Must we always have mention of women's fashion? In fairness. the reporter did talk about bolo ties.

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