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This candidate isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer.

Empower Texans, a group to the right of Ted Cruz, is supporting a Republican candidate named Kyle Biedermann against an incumbent Republican state representative. They gave Biedermann $25,000.

I kinda suspect that was long before they knew about this:

That’s Biedermann on the right. He’s gay Hitler.

His explanation?

“Thanks for your interest in my campaign,” he wrote. “The explanation is simple. This was a fundraiser for the Food Pantry and the Needs Counsel with about 400 people with a SNL theme … The costumes are supposed to be outrageous and Mine certainly was. Gay Hitler was a SNL character from the show which of coarse (sic) is a spoof.”He added in the email, “I am not gay and never have been. Don’t know anything about Swingers Clubs and no desire to find out. I have an amazing wife.”

Swingers Clubs? Who said anything about Swingers Clubs?

Biedermann owns a hardware shop in Fredericksburg, where he has organized a festival that celebrates German heritage. “Fasching Fredericksburg” was inspired by the German Karneval, or foolish season, he told the San Antonio Express-News in 2013.

Okay. He does realize he’s not helping himself, right? I dunno, “German hardware shop” just kinda morphs into stuff I don’t want to think about. You know, like … I dunno, gay Hitler?

Biedermann says …

“It’s only a problem because somebody is running against me and is trying to hurt my character,” Biedermann said. “It was never a problem before … My opponent wants to do sleaze things. This is what people hate about politics.”

No, mostly what we hate about politics is people like you, Biedermann.

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