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Wow! Cenk Uygur Is Running for Congress! When it Comes to Republicans, He's Ready to 'Rip Their Face Off'

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Cenk Uygur, founder of The Young Turks announced he will run for the California’s 25th District. 'I say to the Democratic voters of the 25th District: Let me at ’em,” Uygur told The Hollywood Reporter. “Do you want someone who’s going to be polite to the Republicans or do you want someone who’s going to rip their face off?”

“Cenk Uygur’s comments are both heartless and disqualifying for someone who wants to serve in the peoples’ U.S. House of Representatives,” Mark, LA County Democratic chair, wrote in a statement. “The LA County Democratic Party does not tolerate hate or discrimination against any group or community. We celebrate the Democratic values of inclusivity, fairness, diversity, and compassion of and for people of all backgrounds and communities. Uygur’s shameful comments underscore the fact that he believes the opposite—and as a result he does not belong in Congress.”

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