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Frank Simon Rears His Hateful Head Again

May 15th, 2008 by jake · 3 Comments

Crazy/bigoted/racist/sexist/homophobic/anti-semitic hack Frank Simon is back in action. No, he’s not blaming the Holocaust on us gays again. This time he’s endorsing Democratic candidates who not only don’t want his endorsement but never asked for his endorsement. We received reports of Simon’s activities and immediately started digging. One endorsee’s name stuck out at us. Turns out Simon chose to endorse Brent Ackerson, a Democrat running for Louisville’s Metro Council in the 26th District.

I gave Brent a call at his home last evening to get to the bottom of things. He told me– emphatically– that he never sought Simon’s endorsement, doesn’t want his endorsement and wholly denounces his endorsement. So that should set the record straight in the ongoing saga of Simon craziness.

This isn’t the first time Frank Simon has pulled this trick. He did the same thing in 2006 when he endorsed Charlie Cunningham, who was running for judge at the time. Charlie never sought nor wanted Simon’s endorsement. It’s just a tactic he uses to harm people he doesn’t like, has a grudge against or wants to lose in the general election. It’s time local media woke up to Simon’s shenanigans and put an end to them once and for all. And the Republican Party should denounce his offensive activity.

Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Council · Politics

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 JeffNLou // May 15, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    Hooray to the ‘Ville Voice for highlighting this freakish weirdo, Frank Simon. It is only by directly addressing the forces of denial, paranoia, and maleficence, that they can be beaten back. They won’t go away just because you silently hope they will. They have to be publicly repudiated over, and over again.

  • 2 JeffNLou // May 15, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    P.S. – I am not Jeff Noble – I just share his initials

  • 3 Jeff Noble // May 16, 2008 at 9:14 am

    Jeff,

    It’s ok. We’re in solid agreement.

    Jeff

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