Skip to comments.VA Dem Doug Wilder at Romney Fundraiser
Posted on 08/16/2012 6:35:37 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
A potentially large change of events as former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder appeared at a Romney fundraiser today. This came after his criticism of Joe Biden for his "chains" comments the other day. According to Pajamas Media, Wilder (D-VA) was a surprise guest and was introduced by current Governor Bob McDonnell at the fundraiser in Richmond, VA.
Wilder had said that slavery was not something for Biden to joke about:
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I don’t but it sounds potentially earthshaking. Zero’s camp would have a difficult time coping with a defection of this magnitude.
Are they trying to replace Bobo Biden with Fidel?
interesting. will have to watch for any developments.
I wonder if Wilder would like to be considered for Sec. of Transportation or one of those slots that has been going to the other party. He’s still a Dem, but he sure would be an upgrade over “Republican” Ray “Bloomberg’s more evil twin” Lahood.
Wow! I fully expect a Romney-Ryan blowout in November, and I fully expect a slew of Democrat defections once it becomes obvious. But Doug Wilder? In August? No wonder the Obama campaign is in such a panic...
Wilder has had a centrist streak, so it isnt a big shock. Hes backed Republicans before . That said , the first black Democratic governor in the US going for Romney would be a huge coup.
Wolf in sheep’s clothing?
This photo shows Wilder with Jindal and McDonnell.
Did see part of the video. This is big. Wilder’s defection to Romney is an earthquake...IF the word gets around. He also spoke of the massive unemployment numbers in the black community.
“Wolf in sheeps clothing?”
Don’t think so. Not from what I saw.
Biden is a major asset — for the Republicans.
More like getting to the front of the line for the lifeboat. He doesn’t want to go down with the SS Obama.
Its like illegal immigration. They’ll never clean up their own mess as long as they can just cross the border and bring the mess with them.
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If this is true, there’s a Marcy Park adventure waiting for Wilder. May God Have Marcy on His Soul.
It will affect dramatically affect independents and demoralize the marginal Dims. I will learn more later. Nice coup by Governor McDonnell.
Huge! Wilder is still very well respected in Virginia and could have won a second term as Governor if it was allowed. He has lost some edge recently due to his time as Mayor of Richmond and the failure of the Slavery Museum that he was in charge of.
I really like Wilder.......glad he’s crossed over.
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