Keith Ellison

Birds of a Feather

Featured image Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has been in England, and on July 2 he tweeted his admiration for notorious anti-Semite, terrorist sympathizer and socialist, Jeremy Corbyn: Awesome day in London, especially meeting with Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn – a true grassroots organizer. — Keith Ellison (@keithellison) July 2, 2019 A “true grassroots organizer”? That’s one way to look at it, I suppose. But Corbyn’s leadership has Labour at a »

A Fascist Attack in Portland

Featured image Andy Ngo is a journalist who writes for National Review, Spectator USA and Quillette. Among other things, he has documented violence perpetrated by the fascist group Antifa. Yesterday Ngo was covering an Antifa demonstration in Portland when he was set upon and beaten up by around 20 masked thugs. This is what the Antifa group looked like, marching and chanting in typical Brownshirt fashion: The left-wing demonstrators easily number in »

Ellison Hires Anti-Law Enforcement Deputy

Featured image The nation’s first anti-law enforcement attorney general, Keith Ellison, has named the man who will be his chief deputy when he takes office next month. The Star Tribune gives the story its usual lazy treatment, mostly quoting Ellison’s press release: Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison picked a veteran immigration lawyer to be his chief deputy attorney general on Friday, reviving a position that will give Ellison a second-in-command when he »

Helping Dave Orrick get Ellison straight

Featured image I tweeted my post on Dave Orrick’s St. Paul Pioneer Press story “A lot of cops don’t like Keith Ellison. How’s that going to work when he’s attorney general?” Citing my August 15 Weekly Standard column “Can Keith Ellison turn lawman?,” I criticized Orrick’s Pioneer Press story as being late and pathetic. Orrick responded with a tweet citing his November 1 Pioneer Press article “Keith Ellison, Louis Farrakhan, and ‘cop »

The Ellison question: Just shut up

Featured image Turning his Fifth District congressional seat over to Ilhan Omar, Keith Ellison was elected Minnesota Attorney General last month. Entering the race after the DFL had held its convention and endorsed him for reelection to Congress, The position of Minnesota Attorney General is of limited interest, but Ellison has been a national figure since his election to Congress in 2006 as the first Muslim. Indeed, he currently serves as deputy »

A message to Stephen Montemayor

Featured image The Star Tribune’s Stephen Montemayor has a story this morning on the highly competitive Minnesota attorney general contest pitting Keith Ellison against Doug Wardlow. Montemayor’s story is “Minn. attorney general race attacks continue as campaign counts down to finish.” I have emailed the following message to Steve this morning (I will immediately post any response received from him): Steve: I am mystified by your story today. It is not apparent »

The X factor in Minnesota

Featured image Keith X Ellison was the Minnesota DFL attorney general candidate’s second of three adopted Nation of Islam pseudonyms. The third time around Ellison moved on to run for office in 1998 as Keith Ellison-Muhammad, an acknowledged member of the well-known hate cult. Yet Ellison has professed ignorance of the cult’s tenets and denied involvement in the cult for anything other than a limited period of time around the Million Man »

Minnesota’s apostle of hate

Featured image Keith Ellison is Minnesota’s incumbent Fifth District congressman, deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and DFL candidate for Minnesota attorney general. He was a long-time apostle of hate on behalf of Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, though the local Minnesota media haven’t gotten around to revisiting the issue as Ellison seeks statewide office. Now he is an apostle of hate on behalf of the causes of the »

Speaking of turkeys

Featured image The Minnesota attorney general’s race offers a fascinating case study in the current state of the Democratic Party. DFL candidate is a radical leftist who is unfit for office. His political career is predicated on bald lies minimizing his long and active membership in the Nation of Islam hate cult. He is a long-time hater of the police, the record of which he has lied about in the current campaign »

Ellison falls behind Wardlow

Featured image In the race for Minnesota attorney general, the Star Tribune reports the results of its current Star Tribune/MPR Minnesota Poll. The poll shows that Extreme Keith Ellison has fallen behind Doug Wardlow, 43-37. Except in the context of the challenge this race has posed for Republicans over the past 50 years, the numbers are not impressive. However, looking at the internal breakdown the Star Tribune has posted here, Ellison has »

Ellison & Wardlow debate

Featured image KSTP-TV hosted a debate last night between Minnesota attorney general candidates Keith Ellison and Doug Wardlow. I have posted the video below. The Star Tribune covers the debate along with a few others in cursory fashion here. In this morning’s Hot Dish Politics newsletter, the Star Tribune’s Patrick Coolican passes along this assessment by MPR”s Brian Bakst: “I’ve covered politics in Minnesota for 20 years. I can’t think of a »

Sinema/Ellison 2020

Featured image Kyrsten Sinema and Keith Ellison have a lot in common. They are both prominent Democrats. Sinema represents Arizona in Congress; Ellison represents Minnesota and holds down another job as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Sinema now seeks to represent Arizona in the Senate; Ellison now seeks to become Minnesota attorney general. And both have long careers reflecting radical views that they now mask. They lie boldly about their »

Karen Monahan speaks

Featured image Karen Monahan is Keith Ellison’s #MeToo nemesis. Ellison is the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Party candidate for the office of Minnesota Attorney General. Ellison’s abuse of Karen Monahan — the least of his disqualifications from office, but certainly a timely one for Democrats to confront — was voluminously documented in attorney Susan Ellingstad’s investigation of the incident (see report below). I wrote about the »

Who Wants a Pro-Crime Attorney General?

Featured image Why would anyone want his state’s top law enforcement officer to be in favor of violent crime? One would think, no one could be that foolish. Yet in Minnesota, the Democratic Party has nominated Keith Ellison, who has repeatedly endorsed cop-killers, who regards Antifa as the legitimate voice of the Democratic Party, and who wants Minnesota to be a sanctuary for violent criminals, for Attorney General. Yesterday, we were reminded »

The devastating Ellison report

Featured image Lukas Mikellonis reports for FOX News that “Lawyer who cleared Ellison of domestic abuse allegations is partner at firm that donated $500G to Dems.” The lawyer is Susan Ellingstad. Her report on the abuse allegation against Ellison summarily concludes that the allegation is “unsubstantiated,” but the report in total is full of evidence that makes a devastating case supporting the charge. Read it for yourself below, which Mikellonis shows no »

The case against Ellison [With Comment by John]

Featured image The Democratic National Committee has delegated investigation of the current domestic abuse allegation raised against Keith Ellison by Karen Monahan to the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. Ellison is of course the deputy chairman of the DNC an dthe DFL candidate for attorney general. DFL Chairman Ken Martin retained Minneapolis attorney Susan Ellingstad to conduct the investigation. Susan’s report was made public yesterday. Her report finds the charge against Ellison to be »

Are the Democrats Throwing Ellison Under the Bus?

Featured image The Democrats sacrificed Al Franken in order to shore up their effort to win a Senate seat in Alabama. They knew that Minnesota’s governor would appoint another Democrat to replace Franken, so they could net a Senate seat with an upset pickup in Alabama, which is exactly what happened. Many Minnesota Democrats are still unhappy that Franken was forced out of the Senate, not by Republicans but by his own »