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Honour Running For Governor, Dayton Launches Glass House Attacks Already

Scott Honour announced yesterday that he will be running for Governor as a Republican.

His website is HonourforGovernor.com

You will probably be seeing a lot about him as he has already assembled a top notch staff including many formidable Republican operatives. I will be interviewing him some time soon for the blog when my schedule permits.

And true to his mudslinging form, Mark Dayton is using the propaganda arm of his campaign to launch the first, albeit oh so hypocritical and glass house-esque, attacks.

Source MPR:

Gov. Dayton has said he intends to run for re-election.

Honour’s announcement drew a quick response from the Alliance for a Better Minnesota, an outside group that works to elect Democrats. The group criticized Honour’s background.

“Surprise, surprise the first GOP candidate for MN Governor is a corporate CEO with mega-millions,” ABM wrote on its Facebook page. “He lives in a mansion on Lake Minnetonka. Not surprising: He’s wrong for Minnesota.”

DFL Governor Mark Dayton is worth hundreds of millions so that his campaign would launch this attack is rather bizarre. Also bizarre is that the DFL is firmly behind another multi-million DFLer in the 6th District in Jim Graves who is running against Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

Let’s also not forget that ABM, the Dayton family slush fund, is an astroturf organization funded largely by a handful of millionaires and left leaning special interests. They with the help of other Democrat candidates have spent upwards of $40 or $50 million in the last 2 election cycles to elect Dayton, the DFL majorities in the Legislature, as well as defeat 8th District Congressman Chip Cravaack.

Its also quite juicy that they released such an attack on the day the DFL House & Senate passed their onslaught of billions in new taxes and fees that hit every single Minnesotans, regardless of income bracket.

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