In case you missed it, Annarbor.com reported that the 25-year-old running against 85-year-old Congressman John
Dingell said the incumbent “pretty much sucks” at his job.
Daniel Marcin is challenging Dingell in the Democratic primary, saying that
the congressman is not liberal enough.
Here’s part of the Annarbor.com report:
|(Marcin collecting signatures)|
"’I'm definitely to that guy's left,’ Marcin said of
Dingell, attacking the 29-term lawmaker’s record on environmental issues,
same-sex marriage and tax policy.
"’John Dingell acts like he's Mr. Senior Congressman. If that's the
case, he's going to have to own it. So anything that hasn't gotten done, I'm
going to blame him for."
Marcin is not stupid – he is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in
economics at the University of Michigan – but his political skills pretty much
He blames Dingell for decades of inaction on Capitol Hill regarding global
warming. He calls for a provision
allowing every American to decide where 20 percent of their federal income taxes
are spent. And he attacks the incumbent on the issue of gay marriage in this
manner: "If same-sex marriage is a priority, why hasn't he gotten it
through yet? If he's Mr. Leader, he pretty much sucks at it."