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VA Dem Doug Wilder at Romney Fundraiser
Pundit Press ^ | 8/16/2012 | Matthew

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:

(Excerpt) Read more at punditpress.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: blackvote; chainocrats; chains; dougwilder; fundraiser; mcdonnell; roanoke; romney; ryan; va; va2012; virginia; wilder
Anyone have a read ob this?
1 posted on 08/16/2012 6:35:41 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus

I don’t but it sounds potentially earthshaking. Zero’s camp would have a difficult time coping with a defection of this magnitude.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 6:41:47 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: therightliveswithus

Are they trying to replace Bobo Biden with Fidel?


3 posted on 08/16/2012 6:45:44 PM PDT by bray (Take out the commies in November!)
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To: randita

BTTT!


4 posted on 08/16/2012 6:45:57 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: therightliveswithus

http://blog.heritage.org/2012/08/01/obamacare-robs-medicare-of-716-billion-to-fund-itself/


5 posted on 08/16/2012 6:46:04 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: zot; Interesting Times

interesting. will have to watch for any developments.


6 posted on 08/16/2012 6:46:21 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 6:50:25 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to hear you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: therightliveswithus

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...


8 posted on 08/16/2012 6:54:54 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: therightliveswithus

Wilder has had a centrist streak, so it isn’t a big shock. He’s backed Republicans before . That said , the first black Democratic governor in the US going for Romney would be a huge coup.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 6:57:27 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: therightliveswithus

Wolf in sheep’s clothing?


10 posted on 08/16/2012 6:57:27 PM PDT by Crawdad
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To: therightliveswithus

This photo shows Wilder with Jindal and McDonnell.
http://p.twimg.com/A0dZjlwCcAEpZ1e.jpg


11 posted on 08/16/2012 6:58:55 PM PDT by middlegeorgian
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To: Crawdad
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12 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


13 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:42 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Crawdad

“Wolf in sheep’s clothing?”

Don’t think so. Not from what I saw.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 7:01:56 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: GreyFriar

Biden is a major asset — for the Republicans.


15 posted on 08/16/2012 7:23:06 PM PDT by zot
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To: Crawdad

More like getting to the front of the line for the lifeboat. He doesn’t want to go down with the SS Obama.


16 posted on 08/16/2012 7:25:10 PM PDT by Betty Jane
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To: Betty Jane

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.


17 posted on 08/16/2012 7:34:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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18 posted on 08/16/2012 7:45:05 PM PDT by randita (Paul Ryan is "Mr. Smith goes to Washington.")
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To: therightliveswithus

https://twitter.com/GovernorWilder/status/236129904574476289


19 posted on 08/16/2012 7:46:22 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

If this is true, there’s a Marcy Park adventure waiting for Wilder. May God Have Marcy on His Soul.


20 posted on 08/16/2012 7:57:26 PM PDT by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: therightliveswithus
There was a fund raising event at the downtown Richmond Marriott this evening that included $5,000 a plate dinner featuring Paul Ryan and Bobby Jindal. If Doug Wilder was there, this is Hugh.

It will affect dramatically affect independents and demoralize the marginal Dims. I will learn more later. Nice coup by Governor McDonnell.

21 posted on 08/16/2012 8:00:07 PM PDT by 103198
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


22 posted on 08/16/2012 8:03:31 PM PDT by ClayinVA ("Those who don't remember history are doomed to repeat it")
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To: ClayinVA

I really like Wilder.......glad he’s crossed over.


23 posted on 08/17/2012 4:15:00 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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