Mayoral candidate won’t go to strip clubs – anymore

September 13, 2013

Three dozen candidates are running to replace Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak. In a field so crowded, how can a little-known candidate stand out? By running what may become the viral Web ad of the year.

That’s the approach Jeffrey Alan Wagner is taking. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate offers this bizarre rant, fresh from taking a swim. “I’m cool with making $100,000 a year. I will not take money from the developers. I will not take money from the political angle. I will not even go to the strip clubs anymore. Wake the f*** up!”

Well, good to know.

Reid Wilson covers state politics and policy for the Washington Post's GovBeat blog. He's a former editor in chief of The Hotline, the premier tip sheet on campaigns and elections, and he's a complete political junkie.
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