Convicted Criminals Campaign for Democrats in NJ

Posted: Nov 03, 2009 11:39 AM

This surprising (unsurprising?) story coming out of New Jersey:

How would you like to be a New Jersey police officer and look out your window and see several known criminals, including a man you arrested several weeks ago and another who had just been released from prison for shooting a cop?  And then find out that the men were sent into the neighborhood by the Democratic Party for GOTV operations - complete with lists of voters names, addresses and phones numbers!

Shockingly, this isn’t the first time New Jersey Democrats have used gang bangers for GOTV.  According to this story on PolitickerNJ, the Bloods Street gang stole $6000 from the NJ Democratic State Committee through a check fraud scheme.  NJ Democratic Party Chairman Joseph Cryan said “that checks were copied from payments sent out for the party’s 2006 field operation.”

The report is largely unsourced but certainly scary if true. H/t Geraghty

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