While Republican congressional candidate Tim Griffin’s use of gutter politics to rise through the ranks of the Washington D.C.-based right-wing smear machine is well known, this week the Karl Rove clone reached new heights, being named by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington as one of 2010’s most crooked candidates. The list was compiled to “shine the spotlight on some of the lousy politicians vying for federal office in 2010” and “ensure those representing our country exemplify the values of honesty and integrity.” [Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington] You can read CREW’s full description of Tim Griffin’s notoriety by clicking here.

“Earlier this week, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington announced what Arkansans already knew–that Tim Griffin is one of the most corrupt candidates seeking office in 2010,” said DPA spokeswoman Suzanne Munson. “Arkansans in the Second Congressional District have a clear choice this November between a career right-wing attack dog and State Senator Joyce Elliott, a dedicated public servant often cited as one of Arkansas’ top legislators, who has dedicated her life to making Arkansas a better place to raise a family.”


How Corporations took control of government

it’s depressing, but too accurate. Give it a few minutes.

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