Hickory Navy hero enters congressional raceAnd you've gotta like their lead:
A Hickory military hero officially embarked on a congressional campaign Wednesday.The Raleigh N&O stepped back into Republican framing:
Former sailor, assistant DA announces run for McHenry's seatA sailor? Since when does a military hero get downgraded to sailor? Oh, right, when the "mainstream" media is talking about a Democrat, of course.
CharO did one step better than their Raleigh cousin:
Ex-Wake prosecutor, a Hickory native, known for saving fellow sailorCarolina Politics Online's lead:
Pledging to represent the values of North Carolina with character and integrity, Daniel Johnson announced today that he is running to represent North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District in the United States Congress.And from the North Carolina Democratic Party:
Daniel Johnson served in theThis is just a sample. Google Daniel Johnson and comment (where possible) on the article to let people know how excited we are about our candidate!!!! from 1998-2000, receiving the Navy Marine Corps Medal, the Navy's highest peacetime award for heroism. For the past three years, Daniel Johnson served as an assistant district attorney in . As a prosecutor, he began by prosecuting charges of DWI and other misdemeanors and rose to prosecute a wide range of felony cases that included drug trafficking, robbery, and murder.
“I will be a leader who is part of the solution in Washington, not part of the problem. I promise to rise above the divisive politics that have plagued our government for too long, and focus on representing the values and priorities of North Carolina,” Johnson continued. “This means making sure our kids have the heath care they deserve, our families and small businesses get the tax breaks they need, and our veterans are taken care of when they return home.”
Daniel Johnson earned an undergraduate and law degree from the University of North Carolina, where he met his wife, Creecy. He currently resides in his hometown of Hickory.
The fun is just beginning folks.