William Tong, a Democratic candidate for mayor of Stamford, is trying to distort a message of support for Republican Michael Fedele on a Rush Limbaugh fan page, the adminstrator of the page says.
Tong issued a press release Tuesday criticizing Fedele for receiving what he said was an endorsement from the right-wing talk show host. But the endorsement didn’t come from Limbaugh himself; it was posted on a Limbaugh fan page on Facebook that has no formal affiliation with Limbaugh.
“William Tong’s attempt to somehow distort our words toward Mike Fedele as an official endorsement from Rush Limbaugh is the kind of manipulative political gaming no person in our country should support, no matter their party,” states a message on the page posted Tuesday afternoon. “We believe in …transparent, intelligent and honest candidates who do right by their voters and their constituencies.
“As we have said from the start, this is a fan page run by people unaffiliated with Rush Limbaugh and not an official outlet for the news anchor.”
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