Thursday, July 09, 2020

NORTHEAST KANSAS CITY PROGRESSIVE CHALLENGER PHILLIS HARDWICK DESTROYS INCUMBENT MISSOURI REP. INGRID BURNETT OVER 'RACE-BAITING' MAILER FROM PREVIOUS CAMPAIGN!!!



A rising star in Kansas City politics makes her debut with a stunning challenge to a longtime local political family.

To wit . . .

PHILLIS HARDWICK HITS REP. INGRID BURNETT HARD WITH A CLOSER LOOK AT RECENT CAMPAIGN TACTICS!!!

Checkit:

Phyllis Hardwick, Democratic Candidate for House of Representatives, District 19, Statement on Victories and Holding Elected Representatives Accountable for Statements on Race and Equity

KANSAS CITY, Mo - Missouri Democratic Candidate for House of Representatives District 19 Phyllis Hardwick released the following statement in response to the wave of Black leaders sweeping recent primary elections. As the country confronts police brutality and disparities exasperated by the pandemic, democratic candidates of color won tough races against powerful incumbents by speaking to systemic inequality, access to healthcare and unemployment. Hardwick – whose district is the most diverse in the state - is running as a candidate who has the lived experiences that reflect the district and as a candidate that is ready to meet the moment:

“It is inspiring to see candidates who value equality and justice pull off amazing victories. These victories show that voters want candidates that will advocate for and reflect the communities they represent. In Kansas City, we are also fighting injustice and holding political leaders accountable is a part of the battle.

I was made aware of and cautioned about the use of race-baiting campaign tactics by Ingrid Burnett during her re-election race in 2016. That information was recently confirmed by her then opponent, Manny Abarca, IV. The xenophobic mailer that was sent to households across the 19th district mirrored the language used by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.



The 19th district can’t continue to have representatives who operate business as usual in these usual times.

Elected politicians that promise to “amplify voices that speak to this inequity and suppression” but run campaigns using tactics that weaponize hate to suppress those same voices when they step up to lead, must be held accountable.

The national attention to the injustices that people of color-specifically Black people-have faced, politicians and several local organizations made commitments to stand for racial justice and equity. Local organizations whose very missions vow to respond to the needs of the Black community, or support working-class families, or support women in public service must do more than speak about it. They have to be about it. And not through statements but their actions.

In these unusual times, we need leaders who truly represent us – all of us. Leaders who will show up for the people of our district and fight for a pandemic proof workforce, access quality healthcare, strong schools, and a strong community. I will continue to work to represent my community and my district.

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18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ingrid Burnett has been there too long. She should have been termed out years ago.

Anonymous said...

^^^ +100

Anonymous said...

Yep, more boilerplate grievance politics with no solutions.

Anonymous said...


Right now the only race baiting is the black democrats. This isn't about republicans or democrats it's about Americans vs domestic terrorists. Everyone has seen the domestic violence that black people have brought on America together with white traitors who are using the race card to fight this battle.
Calling Trump a racist is so funny when he was the only one who really helped black people, winning the Ellis Island award. Joe Biden was against desegregation and made a statement that he din't want his kids growing up in a jungle.
I do curse the day Trump helped the black people, I wish he would have never done that because like all traitors the blacks have slapped him in the face for doing that. You black people make me SICK!

Anonymous said...

And who did Freedom endorse? 'Nough said.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Freedom doesn't have any sway in Northeast, John.

Hyperblogal said...

Well, so much for a clean, fair campaign.

Unknown said...

Between Ingrid and a full blown commie, I will pick Ingrid.

Hyperblogal said...

When you have no experience, no backing, no funds raised and no name recognition, you just have to start throwing grenades.

Anonymous said...

Not surprising that Abarca's letter does not cite a single example of ethnic slurs by Burnett. Abarca has been taking a lifetime ride on the grievance group train. He is not worthy of a scintilla of belief.

Hey Manny - Politics ain't beanbag. Grow up.

Anonymous said...

Sure fired up a bunch of Trump's botskis, didn't she?
Even Hyperovitch chimed in!

Anonymous said...

Manny Abraca does nothing and has been riding a free ride for awhile. This isn't exactly a secret.

Anonymous said...

Democratic leadership continues to fail cities. It is business as usual for these two who do nothing.

Anonymous said...

^^and yet those cities prosper while red cities crater under the Corona plague. Weird.

Anonymous said...

Do you mean New York that has had more deaths form COVID than any other state and is run by two democrats? Or California that has the most increases in the country, also run by a democrat?

Anonymous said...

I love it! Someone still subscribes to the Russian Bot religion.

I hope the tooth fairy brings you something nice.

Retro ROCKER said...

The Democrats have become the NEW Communists Party. And I I'M a Independent Voter.AND the American people see the Same .

Byron Funkhouser said...

^^Nonsense

Only the white nationalists will vote for Trump.

The really good news is that the Republicans will lose the Senate.