Skip to comments.CA: Pete the Party Wrecker Strikes Again (Pete Wilson, exposed)
Posted on 05/30/2008 3:58:11 PM PDT by calcowgirl
Not content with his legacy of seriously damaging the Republican Party in California during his term in office, former Gov. Pete Wilson has weighed in on the Sacramento-area Tom McClintock vs. Doug Ose congressional primary ...
I lived in Sacramento and was deeply involved in GOP politics during the Wilson years, and as such think there are a couple of items Republican voters in the 4th Congressional district ought to take into account as they weigh the liberal Wilsons endorsement of the liberal Ose.
* If Pete Wilson had gotten his way, Ronald Reagan would have never been in the White House. When Reagan ran for president, Wilson traveled to New Hampshire during the primary election to campaign against his home state governor. Spending days in the state bashing Reagan, Wilson informed GOP voters that Reagan had been a mediocre governor, was too extreme to get elected president and would lead the GOP to disaster. ...
* Pete Wilsons answer to tight budgetary times in Sacramento was to raise taxes on working families. ... He not only sided squarely with the liberal Democrat tax-raisers but also embarked on a jihad against conservative legislators brave enough to stand up to him and oppose increased taxes. He famously said, Conservatives are f------ irrelevant. ...
*Pete Wilson managed to ram his tax increases through the Democrat dominated legislature, but that wasnt enough for him. Like a spoiled child, he set out to punish Republican legislators who opposed raising taxes by recruiting primary opponents to them and other no new taxes GOP candidates in the 1992 primaries. ...
*Pete Wilsons tax-raising and wishy-washy liberalism nearly destroyed the Republican Party during his governorship. While he was the leader of the party, GOP representation in the assembly plunged from 41 members to 32. ...
(Excerpt) Read more at sacunion.com ...
I've done whatever I could here to help 98. I made my own bumepr sticker and lawn sign and even a YouTube video (it was the first pro-98 ad at the time when I posted it). I've even been able to convince those who live in a mobile home park that 98 is the one to pass and not 99.
I’ve seen one pro 98 commercial run several times down here in San Diego. Every little bit helps!
LOL. Youtube has a sense of humor (it ultimately worked, but this was the message I got—twice)
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YouTube’s been acting funny lately.
Try again later is all I can say. *grin*
Wait, I thought 99 was the good one, not 98?
99 is supported by the Big Government politicians including the Democratic Party, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Pete Wilson, and the usual laundry list of unions and other left-wing support organizations.
98 is supported by the California Republican Party, the Libertarian Party, and the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
Thanks. I looked at one of those flyers and got turned around by the “San Diego Rep. party” printed in the corner! I should know better!
Yeah, ya gotta watch this time of year when these paid slate cards come out to mislead people into thinking a political party is supporting or opposing something when the reality may be different.
Usually I look to see if the slate goes along with candidates that I already know I’m voting for, but this one tripped me up, as they went for Duncan D. as well.
What he said. ;-)
Same here with the flyers. It’s getting to the point of voting the opposite of what the CA Republican party suggests.
I have no use for Ose... His adverts are beyond pathetic.
I’ve got a bunch of misleading flyers. I now ignore them all.
I just read an article of who is opposing Prop 98:
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
former Gov. Pete Wilson
U.S. Rep. George Radanovich
Nice to have these folks working against ya, huh?
I’m really beginning to loathe these RINOs.
Oh man... It should be “And who here thinks...”
No problem. :-)
I do that all the time with “their” and “there” and even “they’re” once in a while.
A wire gets loose somewhere between my brain and the keyboard, LOL.
Wilson is, and was, a petty jerk. His try at the Prez. was pathetic at best, and I remember feelign the same way you did. And now we have Ahnold. Don't get me started....
I think I already got you started! :-)
And then Wilson lost his voice and couldn't campaign. Talk about karma...