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October 5, 2007 3:59 PM

GOP wants to give Pope dose of his own medicine

Posted by David Postman

The King County Republican Party is starting to take Richard Pope seriously. The party tried ignoring the gadfly, even when he had evidence the party had violated campaign finance laws and when he became a Democrat to run against Republican County Councilwoman Jane Hague. But following Hague's string of recent troubles, the party has funded an anti-Pope Web site.

The party has produced "The Truth On Pope," made to look like a newspaper site, with headlines and bylines on "stories." The Web site recounts Pope's political, personal and legal troubles and includes links to documents and news reports to back up the claims.

Pope has had a scandal-plagued career as a lawyer and as a failed candidate, running a record-setting 10 straight losing campaigns for office.

The party dug through court records to find some news on Pope, an attorney.

Last year Richard Pope filed suit against Costco because he contends Costco's "90-day emergency food supply package "discriminated against him because his religious beliefs required him to keep one year's food supply" and the Costco Pack, "provided less than one third the calories that the Nazi's gave to concentration camp inmates at Auschwitz." The Suit was dismissed on May 3rd 2007. (LINK: COURT DOCUMENTS)

Pope is a frequent commenter on local political blogs and an active tipster, posting and e-mailing what he's found from his own trolling of court files.

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