Ollie North picked the wrong hill to die on
POLITICSAPRIL 27, 2019 / 11:09 AM / UPDATED 13 HOURS AGO
Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information
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INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties.
In a letter read to the organization’s annual meeting in Indianapolis by an NRA board member, North, a conservative commentator best known for his central role in the 1980s Iran-Contra affair, said he had hoped to run for re-election when his term ends on Monday.
“I am now informed that will not happen,” North said in the letter.
When you are up to your butt in alligators, it is hard to remember your intent was to drain the swamp. Stay focused!