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Rob McKenna's Assistant: "shut up and speak english #asians"

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kathlyn Ehl is a staffer for the Rob McKenna for governor campaign, according to the campaign's Twitter feed. And her own bio Twitter, which includes a regular patter of campaign updates, describes her as a "recent @uw grad and policy assistant for @robmckenna on the @mckennacampaign for #wagov." So we know Ms. Ehl supports McKenna's positions on health care and gays. Does McKenna share her positions on Asians and the elderly? Let's look at some of her past tweets: Ehl has not replied to an attempt to reach her.
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Will Rob McKenna Show Up at the SECB Meeting?

United States / Seattle : Slog (3 years ago)

Most of the candidates running for governor, including Democrat Jay Inslee, said they'd be at the SECB's endorsement meeting later this afternoon. But Attorney General Rob McKenna, who is running for governor as a Republican, didn't... Read Post

Rob McKenna Should Fire Kathlyn Ehl, Says Seattle Times Editorial Writer

United States / Seattle : Slog (3 years ago)

Despite the Seattle Times' cheerleading for Republican Rob McKenna's gubernatorial bid, recent tweets from one of his campaign policy assistants, Kathlyn Ehl, are apparently too much. Ehl had written comments disparaging the elderly... Read Post

Kathlyn Ehl Resigns from McKenna Campaign

United States / Seattle : Slog (3 years ago)

After she tweeted that Asians need to shut up and speak English, which we reported Monday, KING 5's Robert Mak follows up this morning: Kathlyn Ehl resigns from McKenna campaign over offensive tweets on her personal Twitter account.... Read Post

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