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Cawthorn too inept to be in Congress

Cawthorn too inept to be in Congress

To the Editor:

Every time Rep. Madison Cawthorn speaks, I am reminded of the movie “Billy Madison” and the line: “ Mr. Madison, what you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.”

Following several actions and inactions by Congressman Cawthorn I can only come to a similar conclusion. He is too inept and does not possess the aptitude to retain his office. While Madison may try to argue that I am calling the people of NC-11 inept for electing him, I’d simply like to point out this is not math so the transitive property doesn’t apply. 

And Madison just so you understand, the transitive property is a math rule that states if a=b and b=c then a must also equal c. Now, I also understand I mentioned math and then used letters, it’s complicated, but you may have to take my word for it. Much like you will need to take the constituents of NC-11’s word for it when you are not reelected. 

Your neighbor and constituent,

Corey Bell


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  • Michele,

    You have only voted in one general election here in WNC. Welcome, as all carpetbaggers are, at first. Just know voter rolls work both ways in NC. Stand by madison all you want(might upset the youngin). WNC isn't Wake or Currituck and not all of us support broken boys. Thanks for the heads up, ma'ma.

    posted by Aldo Raine

    Sunday, 08/08/2021

  • Corey
    As the NC11 GOP District Chair, I would like to share some math with you. 1 - that is the number of times you have voted in NC11. 0 - the number of primaries in which you have voted. 54.5% vs. 42.4% - the results of Congressman Cawthorn’s victory over Moe Davis. Here are a few more - 245,351 vs. 190,609 - the number of votes Congressman Cawthorn received on his 2020 VICTORY!
    Congressman Cawthorn fights in DC for the conservative values of NC11 & against the radical anti- American policies of the Biden/Harris/Obama administration.
    While you may believe Asheville is the center of NC11, I believe all 17 counties make up this incredible district! Sorry - more math!
    I stand proudly with my Congressman and look forward to his re-election in 2022 and many more after that!

    posted by Michele Woodhouse

    Sunday, 08/08/2021

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