From the Department of “If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em”

From the Department of “If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em”

I’ve heard of shifiting your platform, but this is more of a political Hail Mary than enlisting Sarah Palin for VP. Truly spectacular. From the Arizona Capital Times:

Scott Fistler didn’t have much luck as a Republican candidate. He lost a 2012 write-in campaign against U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, then lost a 2013 bid for a Phoenix city council seat now held by Laura Pastor, Ed’s daughter.

All that could change, though, just like Fistler’s name and party registration.

After petitioning a state superior court last November and paying $319, Fistler now legally shares the name of the celebrated labor movement icon, Cesar Chavez. Earlier this year, Chavez (formerly Fistler) became a Democrat…

James Heflin

Author: James Heflin

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