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A Republican candidate for county commissioner in Kansas is caught stealing his opponent's political signs.  

This is just too funny not to pass along.  

How desperate do you have to be to steal your political opponent’s yard signs?  Pretty damned desperate, I think - and stupid, too.  This guy was doing it in the daytime and got caught because he came back TWICE!  

Johnson County (Kansas) Commissioner John M. Toplikar (R) was cited on a misdemeanor theft charge after being caught on video stealing his opponent’s signs.  Calvin Hayden (D) and his wife had already witnessed Toplikar doing this, and later Hayden’s wife managed to video Toplikar in the act.  She called the police and they found Hayden’s signs in Toplikar’s van.  Hayden has filed police reports for stolen and damaged signs and is pressing charges against Toplikar.

Originally posted to cindiloohoo on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 01:07 PM PDT.

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