Skip to comments.(DNC Chair) Howard Dean endorses (Socialist) Bernie Sanders' run for U.S. Senate
Posted on 05/10/2005 7:57:33 AM PDT by ForOurFuture
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My position is that the Democrats currently in the Senate are no different than Bernie Sanders. Except that they fear being as honest as Bernie is in his beliefs. Bernie is no worse, no better, than Boxer, Kerry, Kennedy, Hillary...Hillary is a closet Marxist. I wasn't always certain of that, but when she slipped up and repeated the rhetoric about taking from the rich to give to the poor she sealed it. She even had to have a reporter come out with a bogus story about not quoting her correctly. Then the revised quote essentially said the same, only in a verbose way.
The election of a Socialist is a bad thing for the U.S. Senate under any terms, but reality is that we have Socialists in the Senate already. Bernie replacing Jeffords would at most retain the status quo of Socialists represented.
IF Bernie is elected what he will do is become the face of moveon.org. The Face of the Democrat Party. He'll do as Dean did in the primary, draw the Senators further Left. IMO, this benefits the conservatives/Republicans in furthering their majority over the long term. This is why I welcome bernie as a representative for the Democrats IF Vermont must elect a Liberal.
If Republicans can field a conservative Republican, then of course I don't want Bernie elected. But I've yet to see signs they are serious about doing so. They are serious in Maryland, Minnesota, etc..but so far not Vermont. I'd even accept a Liberal Republican IF that Liberal were like Rudy rather than Chafee. Yet I don't see signs of a Rudy Republican yet either. IMO, Reps may give this race a pass to focus on getting Santorum re-elected, picking up more "red" states and challenging vulnerable "blue" seats.
Sanders DeLayed! Or is he guilty of Barbara Boxerism?.
Those who voted for that Socialist AARP bus-driving scumbag of a Governor here in Montana will hopefully learn their lesson well. He's already made a going concern of driving business out of state. I'm contemplating moving out of Montana. I'm sick and tired of it. The Republicans here in Montana are gutless morons.
That is, he used a Republican-enrolled official to make the Dem. ticket more palatable to voters, when the Rep. that joined him was, in reality, merely a feckless, Rockefeller Republican.
When your ignorance is complete it is often best to remain silent.
Had nothing to do with his Republican running mate. Socialist scumbag Schweitzer won the Governorship by preying on the fears of the gun rights crowd. (Typically many of them Republicans). Gun ownership, aside from property rights, and farming and ranching, is a HUGE issue in Montana.
Truer words were never spoken, and the reason it will help RATS is because the RATS are Socialists! When you lay with the pigs, you smell like the pigs!
All Dean needs to ask himself is "what would MoveOn want?"
All of America will come to see this as who the Demodogs represent.
Somehow, I'm not very worried about this development.
It doesn't look too good. A new Research 2000 poll on the Vermont Senate race:
Sanders 62%, Tarrant 18%
Sanders 59%, Dubie 23%
Sanders 61%, Rainville 18%
Vermont is like Canada. They have no worries concerning terrorism, war or anything outside their borders.
What do they have to worry about?
Oh, I guess some terrorist blowing up a mad cow.
To be clear: Obviously of course I don't believe all Vermont Republicans and/or conservatives are RINO's and CINO's, respectively.
Out of those three, I'd put my money on Tarrant giving it the best run of anyone. He has very little name identification right now, but is a very wealthy software company CEO. If he put in some of his own money, he could overcome the name recognition problem. But I don't know if he could do anything to get over 40% of the vote, unless a credible Democrat ran as well.
The numbers aren't up on Research2000's website yet, but were posted on Taegan Goddard's PoliticalWire.com site earlier today. Goddard is pro-Democrat, but I've been advised by another conservative that R2000 does in fact directly release their data to Goddard, so at this point I have no reason to doubt the authenticity of those numbers.
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