Skip to comments."All He Has To Say Is 'Stuck on Stupid', And (Senator) Vitter Is Toast."
Posted on 08/29/2009 11:49:44 AM PDT by Quaker
Retired Lt.General Russell Honore is considering running in a primary race against Senator David Vitter (R Louisiana).
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Oh, hell yes.
I don’t have a huge problem with Vitter, but the thought of a cigar chomping General Honore headed to the senate is just too awesome.
What makes you think a man that cheats on his wife won’t sell you out! Morality counts.
LTG (R) Honore is just what the US Senate needs. A good infantryman to lead that august body from the morass of bs in which it is currently mired. With Vitter’s zipper problems, LTG Honore will smoke Vitter’s fourth point of contact in the primary.
Wonder if he’ll run as a democrat?
An ugly internecine primary battle here is Melancon’s ticket to the Senate. Let Vitter alone and have the General run for Melancon’s seat or against Landrieu. We can’t risk one of our best voting members.
Wow, I am beginning to think the real action will be in the Senate. I think we will say goodbye to Corzine, Dodd, Specter and Reid. Now maybe Honorae to fill a slot with hoepfully more of a conservative, and the question remains who will replace Kennedy (will they change the law again or get a supreme court challenge) No to mention Byrd's frail health.
HOT DAMN! This guy is just what we need in the Republican party.Sorry vitter,you cant hold a candle to the General.
I would just hope that General Honore doesn’t turn out to be an Obama-supporting RINO like Gen Powell.
That’s the problem, you don’t until he starts voting. Do you guys realize Vitter was the only Senator with the balls to vote NO for Hillary for Sec of State ? Indiscretions aside, he’s one of our gutsiest and best members in that body.
You don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. Vitter has a strong following in Louisiana and a good conservative voting record. Throwing out a sure conservative for an unknown is foolish politics. I agree with the other poster - let the General cool his heals and go after Landrieu.
I hope he does run against him. Vitter is compromised it is better to replace him.
Yes, and we need more of them across the country.
They know how to Kick Commie A$$es.
I live in Louisiana and I think you’re nuts! Vitter has been a great senator, despite his moral failure (which we all have). Good God, here we have the exact kind of conservative Senator we want and now some want to defeat him. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot.
Vitter is a diaper wearing, wh*re visiting RINO who just became conservative recently when he realized he was up for re-election.
Let’s throw this diaper wearing baby out with the bathwater and not be stuck on stupid!
Bring it on General!
I do not know anything about the General, but I would much rather have an X-military leader than the run of the mill attorney we typically get. They invariably make a deal and sell us out in DC.
I would love to see someone X-military officer with balls take Kay Bailey Hutchison’s seat in the Senate for TX.
Louisiana has surprised me in recent polls, it appears that since Katrina the balance has shifted.
The last two Obozo polls that I have looked at, showed Louisiana with higher anti Obozo % than Texas or Oklahoma.
I want to hear what he has to say first. I think there is going to be a lot of anti-politican, anti-incumbent, anti-Washington sentiment in 2010. If Honore is a RINO trying to run to Vitter’s left, then to hell with him. But if he’s a rock-ribbed conservative, in the environment that I foresee ahead of us, I’d rather be the one arguing for citizen politician like Honore than a career politician like Melancon OR Vitter. The more people we can get into office who aren’t career politicians, the better.
Vitter’s moral lapse is problematic, but he has been consistent on all the important issues. If General Honore wants to serve in the Senate, I’d rather see him go up against Landrieu.
Um, no. His record has been consistently Conservative. Name me other Senators who had the balls to vote against Hillary for Sec of State (especially given she’s committed enough criminal misconduct when she was First Lady to warrant a very long prison sentence). I lament his personal conduct, but his voting record is simply impeccable.
interesting to see how many people will declare their support for Honore, before they see a single position on an issue from him.
And what is the General’s ACU rating? What is his position on Abortion? On tax cuts? On immigration? On guns?
Or does none of that matter, so long as he’s a general and all?
It’s a man, baby! Yeah!
Corzine is no longer in the Senate. He is the current Governor of New Jersey, who, God willing, will be replaced in November by his Republican opponent who now has a double digit lead. I sincerely hope you are right about the other three!
Being in the military makes a person a pragmatist. He/she will be inclinced to use the best method available to get an operation done. Thus candidate with military service will unlikely be a “Die for conservative dogma” kind of person.
Being receptive to the idea of the man running is hardly a declaration of support. He hasn’t said a word yet and hasn’t given any positions on anything. If he isn’t a conservative, most, if not all of those very same people would change their tune quickly.
It’s kind of like a company coming out with a new product. They advertise their product and maybe it appeals to someone. That appeal is not a commitment to buy the product and that appeal can go by the wayside in a flash when that someone hears a bad review of the product.
You see, Charles, we’re not all blind, sycophantic, devotees of candidates like you and the rest of the Romney crowd. Unlike you guys, who support a candidate based on his phony conservative veneer, people who are expressing interest in General Honore’s candidacy are attracted to the idea of a citizen politician with a military background and a penchant for telling the media to pound sand. It is tentative support pending further information and there is nothing wrong with that.
"We have been burned by men like Eisenhower and Powell. Remember that George McGovern and Daniel Inoye were decorated combat veterans; Frank Church-the man who almost destroyed the CIA-was an intelligence officer in Burma; and many of the other men who orchestrated the loss of the Vietnam war were WWII combat veterans. Having a military record is not a certification of loyalty either to the fidelity of the Constitution or the country."
Lets see now, who comes to mind.
Ya think??? :)
Who cheated on his wife?
I’ve got to stop asking questions until reading down the thread.
Duh - sorry!
I’ve been guilty of the same thing
I’ve done it a lot lately.
Must add it to my list of bad habits to stop!
You obviously haven’t read the comments in the Honore threads, if you think nobody has expressed support yet.
And in fact too many people are like the caractature you draw of the Romney supporters. Just go look at the Palin supporters justifying her giving money to RINOs (I’m not attacking her for it, but I know how those same people would react to a thread about Romney’s PAC giving money to the same people).
You still find it much easier to categorize and marginalize than to have an intelligent conversation.