Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sore loser of the year: Michigan Dem legislator stops representing her district after losing August primary

December 30, 2018 By Thomas Lifson

Despite the temptation to abolish the crown after Hillary’s stunning performance as a sore loser in 2016, another Democrat is making a strong case for membership in the sore loser hall of fame, where she joins Al Gore and John C. Breckinridge (who was defeated by Abraham Lincoln in 1860 and went on to join the Confederacy as Secretary of War).

Whatever Bettie Cook Scott may lack in national prominence, she makes up with chutzpah. When she lost her bid to move from the Michigan House of Representatives to a Michigan State Senate seat by losing the Democrat primary, she simply stopped showing up for work. Her district, in the City of Detroit, only elects Democrats, so the primary was tantamount to electoral victory.

Tom Gantert of Michigan Capital Confidential reports:...........Read more

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