FARGO, ND - October 12, 2016 - The Ruth Buffalo for ND Insurance Commissioner campaign issues a formal statement denouncing offensive comments made by Nick Bata, Libertarian candidate for Insurance Commissioner. In a public thread on Facebook, Bata engaged in a discussion about rape, making demeaning and offensive comments including his statement, :”Make America Rape Again.”
The Buffalo Campaign Team states: “The people of North Dakota deserve an Insurance Commissioner who has an appropriate temperament for the office, and who is compassionate to victims of sexual assault.” They continue,
“These comments are completely unacceptable. We call upon Mr. Bata and the Libertarian Party of North Dakota to apologize and recant these statements.
For more information contact Danielle Pinnick, Campaign Manager