When an Alabama politician gets on the airwaves and starts ranting about race wars and whatnot, that’s going to solicit a certain reaction from the national media. You know this, which is why you did it and why you haven’t backed down. You’re reveling in it, and you need to stop, at least long enough to ask yourself one question. Just who do you think you’re talking to?
BAMPAC supported candidate Darius Foster is challenging voters to judge him on his values and principled positions on government. Not on the color of his skin. Running for a House seat in Alabama’s District 56, Foster has emerged from his primary and is headed to the general election in November.
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The Alabama REALTORS Political Action Committee (ARPAC) announced its endorsement of Darius Foster for the Alabama House of Representative District 56 seat. Alabama REALTORS® 2014 President, Pam Segars Morris had this to say, “Darius Foster is a leader with vision. Darius shares the REALTOR commitment to Private Property Rights and the American Dream of Home Ownership. He has the experience and determination to truly make a difference. On a personal note, I know that Darius will be an ethical, courageous and effective representative of ALL the citizens of District 56″.
An Alabama political ad is getting national attention, and even caught the eye of Sarah Palin. Darius Foster is running as the Republican candidate for House District 56 and he wanted an ad that caught voters’ attention. When Foster put together a low budget ad, he had no idea about the response it would get. Hundreds of thousands of people have viewed it online. The video was shared by Sarah Palin to her more than one million followers on Twitter. She called the ad “great.”
After clicking through to the article and realizing that Alabama was on The Fix’s list of the most politically boring states, we here at Yellowhammer felt it was our sacred duty to prove them wrong. So here, in no particular order, are five reasons The Washington Post bloggers are darn near out of their minds to list Alabama among the country’s most politically boring states.
Time Magazine compiled their list of the best political ads of the season, and an ad featuring Alabama House of Representatives candidate, Darius Foster, was named to the top spot. “In a Box,” the groundbreaking political video released by the Republican nominee for House District 56, has garnered more than 155,000 YouTube views and has been featured by several national and statewide media outlets.
These are the dog days of election year politics. The fields are mostly set, and the final battle is still too far away to matter much. Plus, who wants to think about politics in summer? The answer: The campaign ad makers. Political Mad Men have no problem working the heat into their spots, or doing even better by making political spots so compelling we can’t look away even when we would rather be swimming.
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Here’s another candidate who deserves your support. Alabama Republican Darius Foster is running for a seat in the Alabama State House in a district that is overwhelmingly Democrat. To win, he’ll need a lot of creativity, help and luck. He’s starting the fight pretty strong with his first campaign commercial.
Over on Twitter, rabble-rouser and talk radio host Dan Proft pines away on an Alabama State Representative Candidate named Darius Foster. You’re wondering: Who? Why? Well…us too. But…after spending 1:10 enthralled with his campaign spot, we have to tip our cap to Dan Proft for sharing this with us. Thanks, Dan!
If elected to the Alabama House, Darius Foster hopes to address job creation, education and poverty “with a warm heart and not condescension,” he said in a Sunday morning talk show appearance. Foster, a Republican running for the District 56 seat, was interviewed on Fox & Friends by host Tucker Carlson.