Minnesota Democratic Operatives Accused Of Plotting To Change Marijuana Party Name To ‘MAGA’ Party To Siphon GOP Votes

Minnesota Democratic Operatives Accused Of Plotting To Change Marijuana Party Name To ‘MAGA’ Party To Siphon GOP Votes
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An alleged attempt by Minnesota Democratic officials to change the name of a third party focused on marijuana to one meant to appeal to far-right conservatives is at the center of a political controversy, with some advocates calling the purported maneuver a clear example of corruption and others contending that it was an effort to restore democracy in the state. The dispute largely focuses on an audio recording that surfaced late last week, which appears to depict a top staffer for Democratic House leadership and other party operatives seemingly conspiring to influence the outcome of the November elections by giving voters what would look like a Trump-affiliated party to support on the ballot as an alternative to the traditional Republican ticket. It would have also have the purported benefit for Democrats of taking off of the ballot one of two official cannabis-named parties that some believe have siphoned votes from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party in past elections. The reported attempt to subvert the election did not go forward over the weekend, as allegedly planned, however. What needed to happen was for delegates at a scheduled convention to vote on a proposed name change, which insiders say would have changed the name of the “Grassroots-Legalize Cannabis Party” (GLC) to the “MAGA Party.” SMOKING GUN on DFL Name ChangeGate: "We don't give a shit if its unfair. We've got to get this done. We got to do it now or we're going to lose 7%. WE'RE GONNA LOSE WALZ if we don't do this. And we got to do it now. And being a nice is nice; fuck that. Lets just do it." #mnleg pic.twitter.com/2LtceIf3I0 — MN Up North Lake Guy (@MNUpNorthLakeG1) May 28, 2022 That specific “MAGA Party” name change wasn’t explicitly addressed in the recording, which reportedly involved House Majority…

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