Nevada brothel owner says he’s “riding the Trump wave”
TV’s ‘Cathouse’ man beat Republican state lawmaker in primary
June 25, 2018
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CLICK TO ENLARGE: Dennis Hof, 71, star on HBO's "Cathouse" TV series and now a political contender in Nevada. Photo: YouTube.
(NATIONAL) – These days it pays, apparently, to be the jovial owner of a legal Nevada house of prostitution (whorehouse, to some) who’s also had huge exposure and name recognition from being on television.
Dennis Hof, 71, a big star on HBO's "Cathouse" TV series (about the workings and goings on inside a legal den of ill repute) and Republican nominee for Nevada's 36th District in the State Assembly, is now branding himself as the "Trump from Pahrump,” as he moves forward in his new political career.
Hof told CNN in a recent interview that his success to date in that primary was made possible by one thing: the rise of Donald Trump.
He told the news network that (in addition to being ticked off by state tax increases, local efforts to outlaw prostitution and “government grabs for landowners' water”) he’s looking at using a killer campaign slogan going forward: "Here's what I'm thinking: Make Nevada Nevada Again.”
Sound kind of familiar?
He told a CNN reporter, "This is the new breed of politicians because of what Donald Trump has done. He's opened that door. Before this, who would have ever elected somebody who said, on tape, 'Grab 'em by the pussy'? Nobody ever would do that.” Now, he says, voters seem to have decided, "I'd rather have that than the guy that's going to lie to me and raise my taxes and sell me out to the special interests."
It’s an interesting read, that Hof interview. Find it here .
Spoiler alert: Hof even has the support of some Nevada evangelical leaders who are “important drivers of Republican turnout.”
Holy freaking moly. One more proof that says this nation is on one big, scary acid trip.
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