The controversial sale of a salvage yard co-owned by Gov. Nathan Deal last year has become fresh fodder in the race for the state’s top job amid a new debate over how vigorously the state should pursue tax cheats.
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun has decided the time has come for him to corner the Second Amendment market in the GOP race for U.S. Senate. He’s giving away an AR-15, the semi-automatic version of the U.S. military’s M16:
From the email he just sent to supporters:
You see, it’s no secret that the Democrats and liberal media would love to take away our guns and mandate every aspect of our lives, but I refuse to let them get away with that. In fact, today, I have some exciting news for you.
Today, stand up with me and fight for our freedoms by joining our campaign’s contest to win a semi-automatic AR-15….
The contest ends on Thursday, February 27th, 2014.
In other “Coming soon to MSNBC” news, Buzzfeed got hold of a tracker video of Broun at a University of Georgia College Republicans event on Wednesday talking about airport screenings.
Broun, in a story he has told before, impugns the Transportation Security Administration’s screening practices by talking about a time he saw an elderly lady and a child searched, but a man in “Middle Eastern” dress “went right through.”