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Doug Mastriano Refuses to Answer Tough Question from Conservative Media Outlet: Why Are You Running?

The real question is why is the retired Army colonel so afraid of journalists and answering simple questions?
Photo source: Doug Mastriano Fighting for Freedom Facebook page.

Far-right Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano’s strategy for running for governor apparently includes shunning all media, including outlets sympathetic to his politics.

Broad + Liberty, a conservative Philadelphia-based digital outlet, launched its “Gubernatorial Candidate Spotlight Series” Wednesday where it asked both Democratic candidate Josh Shaprio and Mastriano the following questions:

“Why are you running for public office in Pennsylvania? If elected, what would be the top priorities of your administration?”

According to Broad + Liberty, “The Mastriano campaign chose not to respond.” Click here to read Shapiro’s response. 

This isn’t the first time Mastriano has cut and run away from the media – and right-wing media no less. While giving a podcast interview to the Delaware Valley Journal in May, the Republican stormed off after being asked about his connections to QAnon supporters, apparently unhappy about the friendly fire. 

https://twitter.com/BangoSlango/status/1522300911795814409

Since then, Mastriano has been deleting all of his tweets mentioning QAnon. However, Media Matters has archived links of these tweets.

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Cyril Mychalejko

Cyril Mychalejko is the Editor-in-Chief of the Bucks County Beacon. Read his columns on Sundays and follow him on Twitter.

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