Chelsea Manning Running Against Senator Ben Cardin In Maryland

Chris Menahan
InformationLiberation
Jan. 14, 2018

What do you think, is he our guy???

From WBALTV:
Chelsea Manning intends to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison.

Manning, 30, filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, listing an apartment in North Bethesda as her address.

She is running as a Democrat and will likely challenge two-term Sen. Ben Cardin in the primary. The state's senior senator is an overwhelming favorite to win.
Manning released this campaign ad after the news got out:




He's at least anti-war. It'll be interesting to see his platform.

Senator Ben Cardin is terrible on every issue and is currently sponsoring a bill which would "make it a felony for Americans to support the international boycott against Israel."



As Glenn Greenwald reported last year, "Anyone guilty of violating the prohibitions will face a minimum civil penalty of $250,000 and a maximum criminal penalty of $1 million and 20 years in prison."

The bill currently has 51 co-sponsors.

While the rest of the conservative media is bashing Manning as a traitor, this is the People's Republic of Maryland we're dealing with here. Compared to Cardin, I think we can all agree he'd be a huge step up!

Dare I say, #WeGotThis?



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