Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Senate candidate Pat Hughes dumps campaign guru Paul Caprio

“Hughes’ campaign faces collapse if financial predictions are not met next week,” Andy Martin says. “Hughes claimed on August 20th he had ‘commitments’ of $400,000. He better have the $400,000 on the books when he reports next week. Hughes has been curiously quiet abut his fund raising,” Martin notes.

U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin says Paul Caprio has been dumped by the Pat Hughes campaign

Martin says that if Hughes fails to produce the $400,000 in “commitments” Hughes announced on August 20th, Hughes is effectively out of the senate race next week

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Martin campaign says it has confirmed that Paul Caprio is being dumped by the Pat Hughes’ U. S. Senate operation

Martin says Hughes is not ready for prime time; Hughes faces a “sudden death” credibility date when he files his federal report next week

(CHICAGO)(October 7, 2009) Republican U. S. Senate candidate and insurgent “Internet Powerhouse” Andy Martin announced today that his campaign has learned that political huckster Paul Caprio has been dumped by the Pat Hughes senate campaign.

“I have confirmed from two independent sources that Caprio is out,” Martin stated in announcing the development. “Caprio, the man whom Hughes initially paid to promote Hughes’ candidacy, has now been thrown under the bus. So much for loyalty. So much for Hughes’ judgment and wisdom as a candidate. So much for the ‘conservative leaders’ that met in secret and schemed to mislead Illinois Republicans about Caprio’s conflicts of interest in pretending to be ‘evaluating’ Hughes while Caprio was on Hughes’ payroll.

“What is clear that the loss of Caprio will throw Hughes' comic book campaign into disarray.

“Hughes may effectively be out of the race next week,” Martin continued.

“I was in Springfield on August 20th when Hughes unequivocally stated he had ‘commitments’ for $400,000 for his campaign. Hughes did not say he was self-funding. Hughes suggested contributors had made ‘commitments’ to him. Obviously, one does not make ‘commitments’ to yourself. As a lawyer, Hughes surely knows that. Well, we’ll see if the $400,000 in ‘commitments’ was fulfilled.

“If the ‘commitments’ fail to appear in the financial reports, Hughes will effectively out of the race. He will have been irreparably embarrassed by his own flatulent promises and unfulfilled predictions.

“My campaign is working aggressively from Cairo to Rockford, and from the Quad Cities to downtown Chicago, to fight corruption and revive the Republican Party for the real battle against Mark Kirk.

“I am the Downstate candidate who seeks to defeat Kirk. Kirk is the ‘Combine’ candidate of wealthy pro-Daley Machine Republican businessmen.

“I wish to be clear that I bear Pat Hughes no ill will. In our only personal encounter, he was cordial and I reciprocated the cordiality.

“But, unfortunately for him, Hughes is simply not ready for big time politics. His poor judgment and impaired leadership have given the pro-family Christian right a black eye. His claim that for decades he was ‘too busy’ to participate in democracy by voting, makes a sham of his sudden desire to serve at the highest levels of American government.

“Hughes’ abandoned conservative ‘leaders’ will be welcome to join my campaign at the appropriate time,” Martin concluded, “I have never taken my eye off the ball: Mark Kirk is the one we need to defeat, not each other.”
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1 comment:

The Anti-Andy Martin said...

Let's talk about judgment you frickin' idiot. You don't know how act around people, tell the truth or how to identify reality in the world. You are the last person anyone will ever really trust. Why don't you sue me for my comments now. Oh, that's right...you believe in freedom of speech except when it comes to telling the truth about you. Your stupid non important life is a joke and everyone knows it. why don't you just crawl in a hole and go to sleep. Andy Martin is the biggest joke of any campaign. LOL.