“…I’m running for the U.S. Senate because too many Americans are suffering. America is only as strong as our weakest link. And we can no longer afford to sit down in silence as we see so many people hurting…”
The Boone County Democratic Central Committee held a picnic fundraiser in Cosmo-Bethel Park yesterday afternoon in Columbia.
Jewel Kelly (D), a candidate for the U.S. Senate, addressed the crowd:
…We saw the shock of George Floyd being murdered right before our eyes, handcuffed, begging for mercy, as the police officer put his hand in his pocket. We also experienced depression through the pandemic as we were isolated […] And then January sixth happened, and the anger of seeing our Capitol attacked. As a veteran I can tell you I hadn’t been so angry since September the eleventh. But just like then we realize nothing is going to change unless we change…