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NEW: GOP Wars: Gabriel Gomez Blasts Two GOP Activists, Eno & Pinto

Sunday, December 22, 2013

 

Former Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Gabriel Gomez attacked two prominent GOP activists on Facebook.

Gomez wrote a blistering attack on Rob Eno of the influential blog RedMassGroup and Worcester GOP official Chris Pinto.

Gomez alludes that they are involved with the Klu Klux Klan and "are an embarrassment to our civil society."

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Just a few month later, when Gomez was a candidate for U.S. Senate against ultimate winner Ed Markey, Gomez actively sought the support of the Worcester GOP and RedMassGroup.

In response to Gomez's charges, Chris Pinto issued the following statement:

As some of you may know the former candidate for US Senate in Massachusetts recently made vile and defamatory statements against myself and Mr. Rob Eno, who runs the conservative website Red Mass Group.  I had considered not saying anything about this publicly but now that the horse is out of the barn I find it necessary to defend my reputation especially when it comes to the "Klan" comment that he made about me.

My feeling on gun control and the Klan are well documented. 

GoLocalWorcester's effort to reach Gomez were unsuccessful. It should be noted that Gomez changed his position on gun control during the course of the U.S. Senate campaign which raised concerns about Gomez's GOP credentials with many conservatives.

 

Related Slideshow: The Influence of Gun Money in New England States

New Data from The Sunlight Foundation shows state-by-state breakdowns for donations to groups on both sides of the gun debate. The money went toward candidates, political parties, and political action committees (PACs), but doesn't include donations to independent or so-called “super PACs”.

 

See how much money went to candidates in each of the New England States in the slides below.

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Rhode Island

State Candidates

Control $: 0

Rights $: 229650

Federal Candidates

Control $: 19557

Rights $: 5612

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Massachusetts

State Candidates

Control $: 2850

Rights $: 20538

Federal Candidates

Control $: 54058

Rights $: 104579

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Maine

State Candidates

Control $: 8325

Rights $: 51700

Federal Candidates

Control $: 27318

Rights $: 142505

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Connecticut

State Candidates

Control $: 4076

Rights $: 56200

Federal Candidates

Control $: 43666

Rights $: 121596

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Vermont

State Candidates

Control $: 0

Rights $: 40330

Federal Candidates

Control $: 4500

Rights $: 7550

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New Hampsire

State Candidates

Control $: 1500

Rights $: 22475

Federal Candidates

Control $: 34337

Rights $: 293560

 
 

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Comments:

Christopher Pinto

Read what my feelings on gun control and the "klan" are here.

http://www.worcgop.com/NRAandBlackAmericans.pdf

C Norris

Gomez doesnt even know who he is when he wakes up in the morning. I tried so hard to like him over the washed up, never-was-been life long hack Markey (who cant even vote on items until he sees what everyone else thinks first) but Gomez was all over the map on every subject. For guns, then against them just to mention one. The guy just isnt relevant in politics so i dont know why the media cares what he says. Hes alot Plain in that matter, neither has any power in politics yet the media just cant let go of them as if their (Palin and Gomez) are leaders of the R party. They arent even in any office! Nobody cares. Stop trying to slander the R party with people who are nobody!




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