Most politicians send you flyers or e-mails or take out TV ads asking for money, but one New Orleans sheriff candidate not only isn’t soliciting people for money, he doesn’t want their money. In an interview with WWL-TV this week, Quentin Brown said proudly that he doesn’t want contributions of any kind, and if anyone offers, they can “shove it where the sun don’t shine.”
Brown said if he’s elected he’s going to make sure people regularly “audit the sheriff’s office” so taxpayers know how their money is being spent. He explained, “I want to be your rat.”
Brown paid $225 to get in the race and is going up against candidates with more money, but he doesn’t consider it too daunting.
“I don’t care if they have a million dollars. I have 225 dollars I put in this race and I’m not––I don’t owe nobody nothing. If anyone gave me any kind of money, I don’t want it. You can offer me a million dollars right now, for my campaign, I’ll say you can take it and shove it where the sun don’t shine.”
Watch the video below, via WWL-TV:
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