• What happens when your Democratic sheriff morphs into a Trumpian conservative?

    10 days ago - By Think Progress

    WOODSTOCK, NEW YORK - Democratic primary voters in rural Ulster County in New York will soon decide whether they want to re-nominate an incumbent sheriff who made national news by encouraging citizens to carry guns , urging an NFL boycott over players' protests, getting sued for racial discrimination, and posing with Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
    The big twist: Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum is nominally a Democrat, and he's asking Democratic voters to choose him in Thursday's primary. However, he is facing a tough political fight after the Ulster County Democratic Committee overwhelmingly...
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