Peter Palumbo, Who Called Jessica Ahlquist an “Evil Little Thing,” Loses Re-Election Bid November 4, 2014

Peter Palumbo, Who Called Jessica Ahlquist an “Evil Little Thing,” Loses Re-Election Bid

In January of 2012, just days after Jessica Ahlquist won her lawsuit to take down a religious mural from Cranston High School West, Rhode Island State Rep. Peter Palumbo went on the John DePetro radio show and famously called her an “evil little thing,” quickly adding that even if she wasn’t evil, she was being “coerced” into fighting her lawsuit by evil people.

Peter Palumbo

Just to reiterate, an elected government official was name-calling a teenager because she was defending the Constitution. That’s how messed up it was.

Over the summer, Palumbo was caught up in the middle of a contract scandal.

And that may be the reason that, tonight, he lost his seat in the state House after 19 years in office:

Good riddance. Finally, a Democrat whose loss doesn’t upset me.

(Thanks to Brian for the link. Large portions of this article were posted earlier)


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