Final summer time, congressional candidate Kim Klacik launched a marketing campaign video that featured her strolling alongside the streets of Baltimore. The advert, entitled, Black Lives Don’t Matter to Democrats, rapidly went viral in conservative circles.
Republicans rapidly promoted the candidate with Donald Trump sharing her advert on Twitter and saying he was excited to work along with her. Klacik quickly raised over $8 million to fund her marketing campaign. However she by no means actually had any actual probability at profitable. The truth is, she misplaced her election in opposition to Kweisi Mfume by 72% factors.
In an effort to remain politically related, Klacik ignited a feud with conservative pundit Candace Owens. Owens got here out weapons blazing, claiming that Klacik was a former stripper and that her charity group was fraudulent. Now, the failed candidate is suing Owens for $20 million.
Jacob Frenkel, the lawyer for Klacik, said in an announcement, “Baseless character assassination has no place in political dialogue. The defendant selected to make use of her big social media platform to assault a revered Baltimore political determine; we’re utilizing the right discussion board — the ability of the courts — to reply. The element in Ms. Klacik’s lawsuit speaks for itself.”
Klacik had additionally said in a current interview with Armstrong Williams, “If [Owens] was the detective that she pretends to be, she would know that all the golf equipment in Baltimore Metropolis have been shut down as a result of pandemic in Baltimore. So there was no doable approach anyone was partying in a membership or in a position to launder cash right into a membership that was utterly closed.”
This feud just isn’t excellent news for the GOP. The duo are maybe the 2 most outstanding feminine African American Republicans within the nation at present.
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