I read this Times article a few days ago about Sean Eldridge and his husband Chris Hughes, a Facebook co-founder, moving around the Hudson Valley to find a congressional seat that Mr. Eldridge can run for. I don’t want to sound mean by saying this, but it sounds like they’re carpetbaggers especially with their last move from Putnam to Ulster County. Mr. Eldridge has the financial resources and the support from wealthy friends to run for that seat without a problem. The big issue is if he can connect with the voters and the article mentions that many are skeptical about him. I’m liberal and I would probably support most of Mr. Eldridge’s political positions, but the relocating and massive wealth just puts a bad taste in my mouth.

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