What might as well be the Maryland 4th Incumbent’s new slogan, coined by Free State Politics:

Al Wynn: He may not believe in anything, but he’ll stick it to his constituents!

Unsurprising, given that, the Maryland Republicans love him.  Because bucking Democratic constituents demonstrates independence and leadership, while bucking Republican constituents (on immigration reform, say) is undemocratic betrayal.

I know this fallacy is the foundation of modern politics, and mentioning it this late in the game is pretty unoriginal.  But sometimes the lack of basic logical consistency really gets to me.  Anyway, go donate money to Donna Edwards (I did!), the progressive who’s going to unseat Wynn in the Maryland primary.

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