Skip to comments.NM Gov. Susana Martinez's Campaign Strategist Calls Pro-Life Activists 'Pieces of [expletive]'
Posted on 06/24/2014 9:56:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The political strategist for the re-election campaign of New Mexicos Gov. Susana Martinez (R) reportedly confronted on Saturday a group of pro-life demonstrators in Albuquerque by lashing out, You are all pieces of [expletive]!
Several members of the pro-life organization Protest ABQ identified the individual rebuking them with vulgar language as Jay McCleskey, chief political strategist for Martinez, who is seeking a second term as New Mexicos governor.
Writing at Operation Rescue, pro-life activist Tara Shaver, who is pregnant herself, wrote, The pro-life community has been asking Gov. Martinez what she is willing to do to stop pre-born child killing in New Mexico.
We have been completely ignored until today, said Shaver, who was at the Protest ABQ public awareness campaign with her husband and children when McCleskey lashed out.
The pro-life community in Albuquerque continues to expose Martinezs apparently inconsistent position on abortion. While Martinez claims to be pro-life, she has not addressed the fact that abortion remains unrestricted through all nine months of pregnancy in New Mexico....
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“Republicans gooooood.... Democrats baaaaaad”
Baby killers baaaaaaad
You must vote for the GOP no matter what. That includes when they call you a POS and kill children.
Pieces of April?
I think most political strategists hate single-issue voters, because they’re so uncompromising and absolutely dedicated to their cause - and that makes the political strategist’s job that much more difficult for the candidate he is trying to get elected.
But, with this particular issue, it’s worth causing headaches for political strategists and letting them know you’re not going to go away!
The Democrats are geniuses. They’ve infiltrated the Republican Party and are in the process of destroying it.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is being promoted as a GOP Vice Presidential nominee for 2016.
Unfortunately, no one mentions that 61% of New Mexico Hispanics voted AGAINST her in 2010.
Unfortunately, no one mentions that she refused to publicly support a ban on third term abortions in 2012, when Albuquerque voted on that city initiative.
Well duh! Even if they actually kill your kids, you have to vote for them
Words either mean things or they don’t. They can’t mean something yesterday and not today. When a ‘conservative’ screams about voting for the GOP ‘no matter what’, that absolutely means support for abortion. Because the GOP now supports abortion.
they do not get to pick and choose.
If you read the so-called 20 week abortion ban in TX you will find a clause in there stating that the law does not apply to anyone who considers the law to be an “undue burden” to them.
Regulation of abortion clinics pushed by GOP politiicans close down the small operators and keep the big operator (Planned Parenthood) in business.
Here in Pennsylvania there is a new clinic regulation law (Act 122). Word is that Planned Parenthood is getting advance notice of state health inspections of their clinics causing them to reschedule activity.
The Health Department in PA is run by an appointee of a Republican Governor who is “pro-life” (Tom Corbett).
Neither Corbett nor his administration has had any comment on this report although the political action group (Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation) with close ties to the GOP political machine said back in April that an “investigation” was underway.
They claim to be against a lot like abortion, taxes, global warming, Obama’s ursurpations...but they always seem to keep all those things safely in action.
The sad part is they have snowed many into not only believing their crap but attacking those that point it out. Kinda sorta EXACTLY how Dems keep uppity minorities on their own plantation.
Sometimes I feel like Roddy Piper in “They Live” and few of us have the sunglasses.
Is this the same Martinez a few Freepers were promoting? Gack!
They are royalty that many claim to be finely dressed as conservatives but who are in fact wearing no clothes at all.
I will continue to maintain that Jay McCleskey is THE problem with Susana deviating on important conservative non-negotiable issues.
No sarcasm tag. Because lots of people actually believe that. I find it amazing that I’m still hearing “Let’s take the republican party back.”
we will be hearing that all year too
Boycott New Mexico.
Yay. got two scalps this year! We’re really making progress
i think it’s b/c we’d rather have those cowardly f@cks leave and go to their true democrat party rather than be the ones kicked out.
i suppose nobody wants to fight anymore and just keep running. problem is wherever we run to they will try to take that over, and they will do so incrementally, then we will have to run again.
*”Because the GOP now supports abortion.”*
Are you sure? I thought they were firming up the pro-life position, after the 2012 debacle.
Their position and their actions are two entirely different things. they have all sorts of positions in the party platform that go ignored daily as well.
The truth of the matter is that many GOP pols have exception clauses for political expedience. In cases of this, in cases of that. A dead baby is still a dead baby. And a baby killed after a rape is still as dead as one killed by a ‘loving mother’.
Now of course we all know that. But my point is that the GOP pols very often say one thing on abortion and do another. Planned Barrenhood remains funded. Their primary business is killing. Lots of Pols scream about protecting the unborn and then cave on budgets. To paraphrase Dave Mustane of Megadeth, Killing is their business and the GOP keeps funding their way to more.
The party itself is responsible because the heads of that party make the exceptions and cave on budget items while making excuses as to why.
So yes. The GOP very much supports abortions and their actions of supporting abortion trump their words denying it.
You already said that, it is why I posted post 21, and the link to the January reaffirmation of their pro-life position.
You asked if I was sure. I was ;)
“Is this the same Martinez a few Freepers were promoting? Gack!”
She seems to have some really questionable people working for her. A big disappointment.
Sure looks like it - and that abomination in Mississippi......Repubs are dead to me now - it's either a 3rd party, or force of arms....
why do so many GOP seem to lack or lose control over these flawed idiots they hire as staffers and aides?
Sadly, Mrs. McCleskey didn’t abort Jay!
This is post #48:
Could he have handled it differently? Yes, but it sounds to me like this group was looking to provoke some reaction they could then use. The story as presented by this group does not tell the whole story.
Seeing and agreeing with that explanation, I also agree with Carthego delenda est that McCleskey is not helping Susana's re-election campaign any as he is the source of irritation with many that reflects badly on her.
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We figured he was annoyed at something, it is what came out of his heart when he was angry, that was revealing.
Sometimes someone blurts out something that can’t be taken back, because once revealed, it can’t be rehidden.