Minnesota Democrat quits race after tweet saying ISIS ‘isn’t necessarily evil’

kimmell-2Dan Kimmel, a Democrat running for the Minnesota state House, dropped his bid after issuing a tweet that said ISIS — the terrorist group that took credit for Friday’s attacks in Paris and is well-known for its atrocities — “isn’t necessarily evil.”

The tweet was deleted, but not before being captured for all posterity:

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He tried to walk back the statement, Twitchy said:

https://twitter.com/KimmelDan/status/665752038827933697

But it wasn’t enough, and he ended up closing his campaign:

https://twitter.com/KimmelDan/status/665924056504397826

The reaction on Twitter was pretty much what you’d expect:

https://twitter.com/JeffreyStypinsk/status/665964454409084929

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Or pretty much anyone to the right of Josef Stalin…

One person asked:

Good question.  We won’t get a good answer, however.  There is, of course, a simple cure — defeat every single Democrat in the country.

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