New York Islanders foe Kate Murray will be screened as a potential candidate for Supreme Court justice.
Kate Murray was probably the first politician to ever lose an election because of the efforts of a professional sports team’s fanbase.
The New York Islanders’ faithful took to social media to encourage one another to vote for Murray’s challenger, Madeline Singas, in last November’s general election for Nassau County District Attorney.
Murray infamously believed that the design of Charles Wang’s Lighthouse Project was “too grandiose” for the town. Diehards blamed her for the subsequent departure of the team to Brooklyn.
Well, Nassau’s Republican Party has sent Murray’s name to the county bar association to be screened as a potential candidate for Supreme Court justice. This after she was appointed to a prominent post at Nassau Community College that people claim she wasn’t qualified for.
File that under F for Fuck No.
— B.D. Gallof (@BDGallof) August 8, 2016
Isles fans thought they were ending Murray’s political career, but instead it appears that they have boosted it: she will have obtained two high-paying positions if she’s given the thumbs up.
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