Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Hurst challenges Hood to three debates.

Hurst Proposes Three Debates; Willing to Work With Hood On Scheduling and Details

FLOWOOD, MISS (SEPTEMBER 8, 2015) – Last week Republican Mike Hurst reached out to Democrat incumbent Jim Hood proposing the two candidates for Attorney General meet in at least three debates to provide voters with a discussion of their records and visions for office.

“I hope we can agree that Mississippians making the choice on who will be their Attorney General for the next four years deserve more than campaign mail pieces and television sound bites,” Hurst wrote in the letter to Hood.

Hurst continued, “While I can relate that time demands from family, work and campaign can make scheduling difficult, I hope we can agree that these campaigns are not just about you and me – they are about the people of Mississippi. Debates are part of the expected challenge you and I both signed up for when we qualified. I am willing to adjust my schedule and I hope you will be willing as well.”

"Public debates between two candidates with opposing views are critical to American political campaigns and elections,” said Hurst Campaign manager D.J. Eckert. “Mike Hurst has proposed three debates across Mississippi, and is eager to begin an open and honest discussion about his intention to take on rampant public corruption, fight back against President Obama's intrusive federal overreach, and combat illegal immigration in Mississippi. We look forward to working out details for three such debates with the Hood campaign and debate hosts and sponsors.”

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Anonymous said...

Why in the hell would Hood agree to that? He has nothing to prove and nothing to gain. Mike is the one trying to prove something. He'll be able to raise some DOE but his campaign is DOA.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, Hood can ignore this cause he plans on riding Robert Grey's coattails back into office.

Anonymous said...

actually 11:28, he has a lot to loose if he has to answer for his interesting record.

Anonymous said...

Hurst challenge Hood to three debates in an effort to remind voters that he exists.

Anonymous said...

What about Bryant and Gray? Is Feel scared of losing to the truck driver?

Anonymous said...

Will we see debates for Lt. Governor or Auditor?

Anonymous said...

There will be zero debates. Scheduling conflicts.

Anonymous said...

Hurst is a good guy that foolishly listened to desperate Republicans promises and left the US Attorney's office to get his ass whipped in an election. He is not the first to do so. Remember the guy that tried to make a campaign out of the Robin Hood theme? Hood isn't the most qualified lawyer in the state to be the AG, but he's there as long as he want to be.

Anonymous said...

The attorney general's office is inept. I challenge everyone to watch any oral argument the office has ever made before the Supreme Court. Their lack of preparation and the poor quality of work would have Hood and his assistants fired if they were in the private sector.

Anonymous said...

5:43, I disagree. They're not rock stars, but they have talented attorneys who generally work hard and take pride in their work. Attorneys in our firm have worked with many of their attorneys who get appointed to serve various agencies. We find them knowledgeable, hardworking and easy to work with. Those we've worked with in the AG's office itself are no different.

While I believe Hurst would be a better AG for the state, I doubt he needs to beef up his the stable of attorneys.

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