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Washington Post: Justin Amash's amazing victory speech (video)

Politicians who win campaigns, no matter how dirty, will almost always kiss and make up with their political opponents in their election-night speeches.

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), of course, is not your average politician.

After defeating a Chamber of Commerce-backed candidate in his primary by 14 percentage points on Tuesday, the Ron Paul ally set about settling a few scores.

Former congressman Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.), who backed challenger Brian Ellis? "You are a disgrace. And I'm glad we could hand you one more loss before you fade into total obscurity and irrelevance." (Hoekstra lost the state's 2012 Senate race -- and in the 2010 gubernatorial primary.)

Ellis? "You owe my family and this community an apology for your disgusting, despicable smear campaign. You had the audacity to try and call me today after running a campaign that was called the nastiest in the country. I ran for office to stop people like you."

Ellis in one ad referred to a quote from Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), who labeled Amash "Al Qaeda's best friend in Congress."

Read more (video):

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/08/06/ju...



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From "Brian Ellis for Congress" You Tube channel...

Disgusting.

http://youtu.be/uwPLIW80HDw

Can you say brainwashed?

http://youtu.be/rhAE9VtJ7Co

If Justin would have pointed

to the sky (like a baseball player after hitting a home run) or a end zone dance ( after scoring a touchdown) that would be acceptable and encouraged.

To my Liberal Trolls:
"Really Don't mind if you sit this one out. Your words but a whisper, your deafness a shout. I may make you feel, but I can't make you think."
Ian Anderson 1972

Good for Amash on not mincing

Good for Amash on not mincing words. Despicable behavior shouldn't get a free pass, especially if you want to argue in favor of congressional decorum. Hopefully, Nunes will soon be adding the title 'Former' to his name, as he is up for re-election currently.

"The pioneers of a warless world are the youth who refuse military service." - Albert Einstein

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Yes!! Amash for

Yes!!

Amash for President.
Judge Napolitano for Vice President.
Ron Paul - chairman of the Federal Reserve. :-)

Wow

Amash is getting some big props from some MSM sources. About time. He should keep it going and stay in the media so his name gets out there. He should be running for president in 2016

As it stands..

As it stands right now, I would rather see Amash in 2016 than Rand, but that's not saying much.