Port: Let’s acknowledge the deceit at the heart of Cara Mund’s US House campaign


MINOT, N.D. — I like Cara Mund. I’m impressed by her political acumen.

But there is something fundamentally deceptive about her U.S. House campaign.

This self-proclaimed “independent” is trying to put one over on us.

What we are being asked to believe is that Mund is a sort of moderate Republican and not a closet liberal who is being purposefully vague about her politics so as not to alienate North Dakota’s right-of-center voters.

The center plank of her campaign is abortion, but we don’t know much about her politics beyond that. Or why she’d run for the U.S. House if that’s her most important issue.

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