Political upstart Clay Higgins has won Louisiana’s runoff for the state’s 3rd District U.S. House seat, defeating a fellow Republican once considered a lock on the job.
Higgins, a former sheriff’s captain dubbed the “Cajun John Wayne” for his attention-grabbing Crime Stoppers segments, trounced Scott Angelle, a state utility regulator, in Saturday’s election.
Angelle, third-place finisher in last year’s governor’s race, has been an elected or appointed official for nearly three decades. He had been the presumed front-runner since announcing his campaign, armed with more money and support than any competitors in the primary.
For all the triggerings we’ve seen this year, this guy surely might destroy any sanity the left still has remaining:
The “Cajun John Wayne” is on his way to Washington, D.C.
Louisiana voters in Acadiana and Lake Charles voted Saturday (Dec. 10) to replace U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, with tough-talking former sheriff’s captain Clay Higgins over Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle in the all-Republican runoff.
Higgins, like Donald Trump, has no experience as an elected official and had never run for office. He became a celebrity, largely because of videos he recorded while working for the St. Landry sheriff that went viral and gained national attention. An internet sensation, Higgins is often referred to as the “Cajun John Wayne.”
Let’s go to the videos. Enjoy these glorious YouTube clips:
The delicate folks at Black Lives Matter may have crawled back under their rocks of late, but this might help stir them: