UPDATE: Campaign Manager Greg Amick Caught in O’Keefe Video Resigns

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“It is unfortunate that a social media virus has added noise and sometimes confusion to an election in our community.”

— Rob Brisley, in a statement

From John Fund, via The Corner:

Guerrilla filmmaker James O’Keefe has prompted investigations into political operatives he caught on camera advising non-citizens they could vote. The North Carolina Board of Elections is looking into whether they broke state law.fund-book

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Meanwhile, Greg Amick, the campaign manager for the Democratic candidate for sheriff in Charlotte, N.C., has left his position. Amick told an O’Keefe investigator that her non-citizen status was no problem: “As long as you’re registered to vote, you’ll be fine.”

Despite Amick being caught red-handed, the spokesman for sheriff candidate Irwin Carmichael tried to downplay the incident. “It is unfortunate that a social media virus has added noise and sometimes confusion to an election in our community,” Rob Brisley said in a statement.

Brisley’s description of attempts to encourage voters to cast ballots as a “social media virus” has given new meaning…(read more)

National Review Online



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