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What Real South Dakota Republicans Look Like

May 31, 2012   ·   By   ·   1 Comments

In contrast to the kind of “Republicans” who don’t think law-abiding citizens can be fully trusted with their guns, who think innocent human life is of subjective value, and think the family is the plaything of liberal activists, South Dakota Dist. 35 House candidates Don Kopp and Chip Campbell provide us with an illustration of what real Republicans look like.

These are the kind of Republicans who know what they believe and why they believe it, and won’t, like immature teenagers obsessed with what the “in” kids think of them, cave in to peer pressure and the call of the herd. Instead, they believe in Republican values and principles (which is why they joined the Republican Party, not just because they knew they couldn’t get elected with a “D” after their name).

Kopp and Campbell are the kind of candidates “Republican” Governor Dennis Daugaard should have endorsed if he wanted to show he believes in the principles of his party more than political expediency.

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Bob Ellis has been the owner of Dakota Voice, LLC since 2005. He is a 10-year veteran of the United States Air Force, a public writer for the past decade, and has been involved in numerous election and public policy campaigns for nearly 20 years, including a Tea Party leader and organizer since 2009. He lives in Rapid City, South Dakota with his wife and two children.
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  • Stacey Nelson

    Rep. Don Kopp is a helluva South Dakotan that we can ALL be proud of. Godspeed Don and God Bless!

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