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Rally junkie doesn’t care if it’s Clinton or Trump, as long as he’s in the picture [NEWSORKS]

Putting on a different hat is all it takes for one local man to create front-row access to future (and past) presidents.

Wear a red “Make America Great Again” hat and blend in with Trump supporters. Put on a green “Mexico” cap and watch vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine speak from only a few feet away.

Johathan Lee Riches, who says he is a Muslim supporting Hillary Clinton, gets close to the Democratic presidential candidate during a Town Hall meeting in Haverford, Pennsylvania on Oct. 4, 2016.
Jonathan Lee Riches, who says he is a Muslim supporting Hillary Clinton, gets close to the Democratic presidential candidate during a Town Hall meeting in Haverford, Pennsylvania on Oct. 4, 2016.

At various political rallies in Pennsylvania over the past month, I spotted Jonathan Lee Riches wearing different “hats,” claiming to be a Muslim supporter for Trump at one rally and a Muslim for Clinton at an other.

Jonathan Lee Riches, a West Chester man of 39 and former federal prisoner, describes himself in social media profiles as a truth-seeking sleuth. In this quest he has filed thousands of lawsuits and open-record requests. Many of them are unfruitful.

…Full story continues on WHYY’ NewsWorks.org ViewFinder’s blog.

IG of the day (Mar. 4, 2016)

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