Remember California Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter? When his seat was first challenged by Arab American Ammar Campa-Najjar, Hunter resorted to a campaign of bigotry, releasing an ad portraying his opponent as a member of a plot by “radical Muslims… trying to infiltrate the U.S. government.” Hunter managed to hold on to his seat. But now that prosecutors are accusing him of using hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions on personal expenses, including (get this...) multiple affairs, Hunter’s wife is cooperating with prosecutors. All of this is really bad for Hunter, which means he must be getting desperate. And what does more desperation mean? You guessed it: more bigotry. He just sent out a mailer to voters with pictures of Campa-Najjar, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, with the text reading: “These three radical Democrats want you to forget their anti-semitism or family-terrorist ties!” Boy, Hunter is a piece of work (we went for “work” because the Countdown team is polite). But as Hunter’s luck would have it, not only is the Democrat challenging him an Arab American (yes, Campa-Najjar is still gunning for it), but Arab American Republican Sam Abed has also filed to run for the seat should Hunter be forced out. Juicy! We’ll keep an eye on this one for ya.

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