Skip to comments.WEAK-ly Standard Props Up Democrats Senatorial Candidates
Posted on 11/10/2006 5:18:29 AM PST by colonel mosby
Congratulations to The Weak-ly Standard. The "conservative" magazine did a wonderful job promoting Democrat senatorial candidates Jim Webb, Harold Ford Jr., and Jon Tester in it's last two issues immediately preceding Tuesday's election.
The Standard wrote a long tribute to Webb, calling him a "blood and soil conservative". Despite Harold Ford Jr.'s very low ACU lifetime congressional voting record of 19, the Standard tried to portray him as being similar to his conservative opponent Bob Corker on the issues. Apparently, the magazine was enamored of the notion of having little Harold in the U.S. Senate.
But, most outrageously, the last Weak-ly Standard issue before the election had Jon Tester on it's cover, in a populist pose doing farm work, and asking in bold headlines if Mr. Tester was "The New Face Of The Democratic Party" ? The accompanying cover story on Mr. Tester was so glowing and complimentary that one would have assumed that it had been written for Time or News-weak.
Apparently, Rockefeller Republican Bill Kristol and his minions at The Weak-ly Standard are happy this week. They did everything they could to tip the balance of power in the U.S. Senate to the Democrats. I guess The Standard wants to see the next two Supreme Court justices mirror their "centrist" values.
With friends like Kristol and The Weak-ly Standard, the Republicans don't need enemies.
By the way, I cancelled my subscription to The Standard. I hope all true conservatives will do the same.
How about "The Weak-ly StandDown"............
True conservatives never subscribed to that overpriced birdcage liner in the first place.
Harold Ford Jr will probably run again in 2008.
What is The Standard this week?
Probably so. Trying for Lamar's seat?............
The Corker campaign and conservative talk radio in Tennessee finally revealed Ford's very liberal voting record in the final days of the campaign. When Harold runs again, his opponent will take the gloves off early, and have Ford's ADA and ACU lifetime voting records plastered all over the television ads.
Harold can run but, next time, he won't be allowed to hide.
If his newly discovered Lord and Savior doesn't call him home first. My skin crawls watching him doing commercials in church and talking about his religion. He's a campaign Christian as much as he's a campaign Conservative. He votes with the athiests and the liberals when he's in his home district of Washington DC.
What if the ticket is Clinton-Obama in 2008???
Neocons are not conservatives. I think we have all known that for some time now.
We won't get fooled again.
Clinton-Obama would be every conservative's dream Gimmecrat ticket, as long as we have a good counter.
How about Pence/Hayworth ?
Loser Fred Barnes and Whiner Bill Kristol are the two main reasons I could never bring myself to subscribe to this schlock. Kristol smiles like the village idiot as the Republicans self-destruct....amazing!
We need a conservatarian in the White House like VP Cheney.
Tester and Webb won their seats by the narrowest of margins. We needed everybody pulling together the last two weeks.
Kristol and The Standard were helping Chuck Schumer's cause by trying to portray the "centrist" Dim candidates as worthy of being elected.
Kristol and The Weak-ly Standard are not Republicans and have never been they have supported the left to the extent they helped with the loss to the al Qaeda supporters that won the last election.
Your feelings have been my feelings for years with respect to this rag.
In my opinion they helped elect a pedophile or a Homosexual and this scares me. I base that solely on his writings.
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