Wife Hits Hubby With SUV Over Wisconsin Recall Vote

Jeffrey Radle attempted to block wife from leaving
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 10, 2012 1:33 PM CDT
In this Aug. 11, 2011 photo, Jason Ashton looks at a new Dodge Durango at a dealership in Warren, Mich.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

(Newser) – Let’s just say Jeffrey Radle and wife Amanda don’t quite see eye-to-eye politically: Amanda wanted to drive to the polls in her Wisconsin town Tuesday, but Jeffrey kept blocking her … so she eventually—allegedly—ran him over with her SUV. Jeffrey supports Gov. Scott Walker but Amanda wants him to be recalled, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel explains. "She was planning on voting for a certain candidate [in the recall primary], and it wasn't the candidate he wanted her to vote for," says the police chief.

Amanda, 30, tried to pull out as Jeffrey stood in front of her and she “nudged” him with the Dodge Durango a few times, according to police. He eventually climbed onto the hood, then later jumped in front of the car as she tried to drive around him. Instead of driving to the polls, she drove to the police station to report what happened, and Radle was hospitalized. Jeffrey’s brother Mike, also a Walker supporter, says, "These crazy liberal nuts are always pulling this crap," and adds that Amanda was planning to vote for "one of the women candidates."

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