Blake Breakdown: Same Old Blake, Brand New Emails


For Immediate Release
Monday, September 12, 2002
Contact: Hannah Goss,
Blake Breakdown: Same Old Blake, Brand New Emails

PHOENIX — Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘Blake Breakdown’ — a weekly roundup of the latest news on Blake Masters, the “fringe,” “extreme,” and “dangerous” Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.

Known for his divisive rhetoric, far-right positions, and Twitter temper tantrums, Masters is a risk Arizonans cannot afford. From now until November 8th, the Arizona Democratic Party’s ‘Blake Breakdown’ is here to help you keep track of the latest reason why he has no business serving in the U.S. Senate.

Here’s what you missed last week:

WHAT HAPPENS ON THE COLUMBAE LISTSERV, DOESN’T STAY ON THE COLUMBAE LISTSERV: Last week, HuffPost published previously unreported emails from Masters where he defended a 9/11 conspiracy, saying there’s a real reason to question the “official story” of the deadliest terror attack in our nation’s history. If you’re shocked by Masters’ audacity, you’re the only one — this is the same controversial contrarian who suggested the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol was a “false flag” operation orchestrated by the FBI. Next week, someone could report that Masters swears he saw Bigfoot and we wouldn’t be surprised.

NO THANK YOU: In response to Masters’ defense of a 9/11 conspiracy theorist, Arizona Marine Corps Combat Veteran, Luis Cardenas Camacho condemned him. In his statement, Camacho called Masters’ comments “truly dishonorable” and “an insult to all Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.” Reminder, Masters’ disrespect for our military is nothing new: He’s previously called U.S. entry into World War II “unjust,” said Al Qaeda is not a real threat to America, and even quoted a Nazi war criminal.

KEEP DREAMING, BLAKE: Last week, Univision Arizona reported that Masters is sticking with his wildly unpopular, far-right belief that DACA recipients should never become American citizens, despite the fact that 83% of Arizonans disagree. In response, as Masters went to his poorly attended Hispanic coalition launch, Arizonans passing by were reminded of Masters’ direct comments on the issue thanks to a mobile billboard spotted right outside his event. 

TIME IS A FLAT CIRCLE, BUT TRUMP STILL LOST: New Blake. Old Blake. Same Blake. In an interview with KTAR News last week, Masters reiterated his false belief that Trump won the 2020 election, saying it “was not free and not fair,” while still refusing to offer any evidence to support the claim. The takeaway: No amount of frantic website edits can hide just how out of touch Blake Masters is. At the end of the day, he’s still the same, fake-elector employing candidate with the same dangerous beliefs — all of which tell us he’s a risk Arizonans cannot afford.

MITCH PLEASE: Last Tuesday, Masters crawled to Washington D.C. after finally being invited to a fundraiser hosted by Mitch McConnell. Given Masters’ history of scathing, well-documented critiques of the Minority Leader, his pilgrimage means one thing: Masters is desperate for cash and willing to eat his words if it means finally being able to afford TV ad airtime. Bummer for Blake, no amount of ritzy dinners with Mitch can compensate for the fact that Arizonans just don’t like him, his plan to ban abortion nationwide, and his vow to “cut the knot” on Social Security.



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