Skip to comments.Fishing License Becomes Issue for Liz Cheney in Wyoming Senate Race
Posted on 08/07/2013 7:39:14 PM PDT by WilliamIII
It sounds like a small-bore infraction: Liz Cheney, a United States Senate candidate in Wyoming, bought a state fishing license last summer even though she had not lived in the state for a year, as required.
But the matter has inflamed her critics in the state, who have already labeled her an interloper and taken issue with her challenge to Senator Michael B. Enzi in next years Republican primary. Mr. Enzi is a popular three-term incumbent who is as conservative as Ms. Cheney.
Its a serious misstep, said Liz Brimmer, a Republican strategist in Wyoming and former chief of staff to former Senator Craig Thomas, a Republican. Allegedly poaching in a state where being a resident sportsman is, by law, an earned privilege. Wyoming people will take this very seriously.
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