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Democrats Accuse Brown of 'Radical' Ties as Senate Election Nears [Tea Party Tie-in]
FOXNews.com ^ | January 15, 2010 | FOXNews.com

Posted on 01/15/2010 7:17:49 PM PST by Syncro

Democrats Accuse Brown of 'Radical' Ties as Senate Election Nears

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GOP Senate candidate Scott Brown and his supporters are firing back at Democratic senators for accusing him of being a "far-right" politician backed by "right-wing radicals" by virtue of his ties to the conservative tea party movement. 

Brown, with the support of the tea party groups and others, is posing a stiff challenge to Democrat Martha Coakley in the race for the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts formerly held by the late Ted Kennedy. Polls show him closing in on Coakley, long the frontrunner, with just four days to go until the special election, and the latest survey shows him leading by 4 points. 

With the race tightening, national Democratic heavyweights have stepped into the picture and are lobbing harsh accusations at Brown's support network. 

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., claimed in an e-mail that "swift boaters" were trying to sink Coakley, a reference to the ads that targeted him in the 2004 presidential campaign. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Brown a "far-right tea-bagger" in an e-mail, using a term that also can refer to a sexual act. Then on Friday, Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., wrote in a fundraising e-mail that Coakley was "being attacked by tea partiers and right-wing radicals." 

Levi Russell, a spokesman for the Brown-supporting Tea Party Express, said the rhetoric is a "sign of desperation" from Coakley's backers. 

*snip*

...Brown, a state senator, did not come out of the tea party movement, though he is supported by it. Russell said a Brown victory would still count as a "win" for the tea party groups. 

Tea Party Express announced Friday that it had spent more than $200,000 to support Brown, with much of that going into a new TV ad endorsing him. 

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KEYWORDS: brown; coakley; dodd; kerry; ma2010; marthacoakley; massachusetts; russel; schmuckschemer; schumer; scottbrown; swiftboaters; teabaggers; teapartyexpress; teapartyrebellion; tpxlll
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This is the part I *snipped* out to make the excerpt work:

"It's funny -- if your views differ at all with the Democratic establishment, then you're obviously a far-right extremist," he said. "None of that messaging is addressing Scott Brown on the validity of his views. It goes straight to name-calling." 

A quote from Levi Russell which he sent me in an email. So I am quoting Russell directly, not the article.
1 posted on 01/15/2010 7:17:52 PM PST by Syncro
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To: Syncro
If all they can do is call him names, the election is over. They haven't made the case for Martha Coakley. And the election is being fought on Brown's terms.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

2 posted on 01/15/2010 7:20:02 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Syncro

Name calling, the dems first line of attack. They are in grade school mode.


3 posted on 01/15/2010 7:20:49 PM PST by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: Syncro

At this point, calling Brown a radical in Massachusetts can only enhance his position.

The more the people hear from Coakley, and the more they hear from Brown, the more it looks like the Commies are gonna lose this one.


4 posted on 01/15/2010 7:22:22 PM PST by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: phormer phrog phlyer

The left is always in grade school mode. The leftist ,socialist political philosophy is a magnet for the immature and intellectually lazy individual.


5 posted on 01/15/2010 7:24:46 PM PST by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: Syncro

I think posting some pictures of the older generation attendees of these tea parties and labeling them as Brown’s radical cronies would be pretty funny.


6 posted on 01/15/2010 7:25:03 PM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of cat attacks while typing!)
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To: Syncro

Radical ties?? you mean like some Marxist Gay Guy who encourages wild sex acts to underage kids...oh wait...that would be Obama’s radical ties...

you mean like people who want to blow up Government buildings..oh wait...that would be Bill ayers and crew..more Obama ties...

and so on....


7 posted on 01/15/2010 7:27:59 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: Syncro
Massachusetts. Where the Democrats are direct decendents of the Redcoats and being a radical is a good thing.


8 posted on 01/15/2010 7:28:44 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Mary Jo Kopechne would be a Scott Brown voter!!)
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To: Syncro

Jeez, they ought to read the stuff someone just posted that claims Brown is more liberal than Dede Scozzy from NY!


9 posted on 01/15/2010 7:29:21 PM PST by bigbob
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To: RummyChick
Tea Party Americans just want the government to serve the people not the other way around. The Democrats think we are here to carry out whatever orders they hand down. That is not the America I grew up in and their vision of America isn't one of the country we want to leave to posterity.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

10 posted on 01/15/2010 7:30:57 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Syncro

Kerry, Schumer, and Dodd bring no honor to themselves by making these puerile accusations.


11 posted on 01/15/2010 7:31:45 PM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: bigbob
He is a Reagan conservative. That is what angers the Democrats so much. They wouldn't put up this hell of a fight if he was just a RINO!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

12 posted on 01/15/2010 7:32:22 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Syncro
They will start calling him a racist by Sunday at the latest.

I'm surprised they haven't already.

Thing is, the icy white bitch act doesn't play so well on Blue Hill Ave.

13 posted on 01/15/2010 7:32:27 PM PST by Jim Noble (Hu's the communist?)
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To: Syncro

The DemocRATS wouldn’t be doing this if they were confident of winning the election.


14 posted on 01/15/2010 7:32:40 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Liberal sacred cows make great hamburger)
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To: Syncro

I went on Brown’s site and after reading it all, I thought: “why are conservatives acting like this guy is so conservative?”

Then I read this, and I thought: “why are libs acting like this guy is such a right winger?”

I’m not knocking Brown, he’s probably as conservative as you’ll get in Mass. But he isn’t anywhere near a right winger. He’s a right leaning moderate, at best.

The libs are losing their minds.


15 posted on 01/15/2010 7:43:41 PM PST by NotSoModerate
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To: Syncro

normal people are the radicals these days


16 posted on 01/15/2010 7:46:54 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards,com)
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To: GeronL
Yes, here are some of those scary radicals. The young man in the yellow shirt is particularly dangerous.


17 posted on 01/15/2010 7:50:23 PM PST by Hildy (This Christmas, the Democrats have given America the one gift that keeps on taking.)
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To: bigbob

Paid operatives are out in full force....even on FR.


18 posted on 01/15/2010 7:51:57 PM PST by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: Syncro

Wait a minute. I thought he was to the right of Dede Scozzafava or something.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2429621/posts


19 posted on 01/15/2010 7:53:08 PM PST by Dinah Lord
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To: Hildy

Where was the National Guard to push them onto the trains and to the death camps?

//sarcasm


20 posted on 01/15/2010 7:59:16 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards,com)
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To: phormer phrog phlyer; Westbrook; Carl LaFong; RummyChick; VeniVidiVici; popdonnelly; Jim Noble; ...
Update. Or Backdate. It's from yesterday.

Be sure to see the you tube of the ad in the link below.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2010

CONTACT: Levi Russell at (509) 979-6615 or Levi@FrontLineStrat.com

 

Tea Party Express Spending for Scott Brown's Senate Campaign Now Tops $200,000

 

The Tea Party Express (www.TeaPartyExpress.org) has now spent over $200,000 in independent expenditures supporting Massachusetts Senate candidate, Scott Brown.  The centerpiece of the ad campaign is this new TV ad endorsing Brown:

 

WATCH TV AD: "Tea Party Express Endorses Scott Brown" - HERE

The TV ads will air throughout the entire state of Massachusetts through the Special Election on January 19. 

UPDATE: The ad buy includes both network affiliates (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX & CW Network) and cable news channels reachng voters throughout the state.

UPDATE 2: Because of scarce inventory on TV stations and local/regional cable networks in Massahusetts, the Tea Party Express has begun purchasing airtime on national cable networks to reach the voters of Massachusetts. Competition for the limited inventory of ad space at TV stations has driven some rates as high as national networks in some cases!

The independent expenditure by the Tea Party Express will exceed $150,000.  The ad campaign has been funded by contributions from thousands upon thousands of small donors who support the Tea Party Express effort.

“The Tea Party Express has chosen to support Scott Brown because his vote will be a critical component of blocking the deeply flawed healthcare bill currently being proposed by Congress,” explained Mark Williams, Chairman of the Tea Party Express.

UPDATE:  "Scott Brown has generated a great deal of excitement from many supporters and activists within the tea party movement.  We appreciate his bold platform of lower taxes, less government spending and opposing the government-run healthcare bill that Harry Reid is trying to jam through," said tea party activist Amy Kremer, a spokesperson for the Tea Party Express.

To obtain more information about the "Tea Party Express" or to schedule an interview with a representative from the tour please contact Levi Russell at (509) 979-6615 or via email at: Levi@FrontLineStrat.com

 

Thank you all for your posts!

21 posted on 01/15/2010 7:59:19 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro

The Demagogues are falling apart over Croak-ly’s fiasco:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2429299/posts?page=20


22 posted on 01/15/2010 8:01:12 PM PST by Enchante (Martha Croakley: Larry Bird = Lakers fan, Bobby Orr loves the Canadiens, &Tom Brady prefers the Jets)
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To: Syncro

Reminds me of an old story where one candidate accused the other of being a thespian. Say it with the right attitude and hope the voters are stupid. It’s worked before for the Dems. Will it this time?


23 posted on 01/15/2010 8:03:21 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s, you weren't really there.)
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To: NotSoModerate

Good to see you’re at least going to his website before calling him a RINO or a moderate.


24 posted on 01/15/2010 8:04:49 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: Enchante
Thanks for the link, Enchante.

The dems are falling all over themselves to show how despicable they are.

Is there room for anymore bullet holes in their feet?


25 posted on 01/15/2010 8:08:00 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro

The only radicals I know are in the Democratic Party. Most of their politicians are leftists.


26 posted on 01/15/2010 8:11:57 PM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Syncro

Here in is the Republican Party’s biggest hurdle and one I doubt the Moderates (RINOs) in the party are going to allow removed. So long as the Republican leadership continues to marginalize the biggest segment of their party, the Conservatives, they are NEVER going to regain control. I for one am a “far right winger.” A very devout Christian and a true Conservative. I take offense when those that are vying for my vote mock my values and the Party’s long standing platform by turning, running and hiding every time our enemies, the demoncrap liberals, put the RINOs in the same category as those Conservative Constituents that they are supposed to represent. Because of this I have passed the point of caring what the Republicans do from now on. I will vote for anyone other than a Republican or a Demoncrap. They can all piss off for all I care.


27 posted on 01/15/2010 8:14:41 PM PST by The Anti-One (So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.)
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To: Syncro

The Hope-ocalypse is upon us.


28 posted on 01/15/2010 8:20:32 PM PST by ksm1
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To: Syncro; All

Ties to a group?

Let's see ... in 2010, with all of the collusion, lies and corruption shown by Washington DC to the American public, which group might a Massachusetts Independent in Trust and side with more?

This crazy, rabid and radical group?

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Or THIS group?

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29 posted on 01/15/2010 8:23:32 PM PST by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: Carl LaFong
"The left is always in grade school mode."

Coakley is a poopy stinker.

See? I got game. I can play at this level.

30 posted on 01/15/2010 8:25:08 PM PST by Gabrial (ObamaCare: The efficiency of the Post Office, the compassion of the IRS, the costs of the Pentagon)
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To: phormer phrog phlyer

Are! Am Not! Are too! Am not. Being associated with the Tea Party is a badge of honor. The Dems just don’t know it yet.


31 posted on 01/15/2010 8:29:22 PM PST by fhayek
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To: Syncro

Brown has Radical friends? Meet just one of Zero's boys Van Jones

32 posted on 01/15/2010 8:29:44 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: ladyjane
Good to see you’re at least going to his website before calling him a RINO or a moderate.

I wasn't trying to call him a RINO. I like him. He's smart, and witty. He seems like a potential future leader for the republican party.

But he's definitely not a right winger. Which is fine because he lets you know on his site where he stands. What I can't stand are the politicians that claim to be soooo conservative, but when they get into office they turn into Lindsey Graham.

33 posted on 01/15/2010 8:35:56 PM PST by NotSoModerate
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To: Syncro

How about some of Coakley’s radical ties.....?

Martha Coakley Dedicated to Transsexual Deviants’ “Rights”
http://www.massresistance.org/docs/gen/09c/tranny_hearing_0714/trans_testimony.html

Corrupt ACORN Graded Coakley A+
http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=cagopressrelease&L=1&L0=Home&sid=Cago&b=pressrelease&f=2008_06_12_acorn_report&csid=Cago

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/01/will_massachusetts_send_acorn.html

Sexual Radical Newspaper Bay Windows Endorses Coakley
http://www.baywindows.com/index.php?ch=opinion&sc=editorial&sc2=news&sc3=&id=101108

Martha Coakley Was Keynote Speaker at Lesbian Gay Bar Assoc. Fundraiser
http://www.massresistance.org/docs/gen/09d/us_senate_election/images/Coakley%20speech%20MLGBA%205-11-07.pdf

Attorney General Martha Coakley comes out for civil rights protections for transgender community
http://www.edgeboston.com/index.php?ch=news&sc=glbt&sc2=features&sc3=&id=71272


34 posted on 01/15/2010 8:36:58 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: All

If Scott wins, I think Pelosi will come unhinged (not that she isn’t 90% there already) and some of the others might just have a stroke, like the old ones, Murtha and Byrd and Bawwnneeey Fwank


35 posted on 01/15/2010 8:41:05 PM PST by wheninthecourse
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To: Syncro

not sure a tea party endorsement is a wise thing to do for Brown at this point. Wish they wouldn’t do this.


36 posted on 01/15/2010 8:42:19 PM PST by WVNan
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To: massmike

Thanks for the links massmike!


37 posted on 01/15/2010 8:48:11 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro

Shame on Brown for being backed by Far Right Wing Tea Party Radical Extremists.

38 posted on 01/15/2010 8:51:00 PM PST by taraytarah (Our Constitution must be defended and protected from all domestic enemies.)
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To: WVNan

“not sure a tea party endorsement is a wise thing to do for Brown at this point. Wish they wouldn’t do this.”

Why not? It looks like a very large part of the voters in MA are not affiliated with a party.


39 posted on 01/15/2010 8:53:23 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: massmike

After reading your links I feel the need to take a shower.

This lady is bad news.


40 posted on 01/15/2010 8:53:41 PM PST by Gabrial (ObamaCare: The efficiency of the Post Office, the compassion of the IRS, the costs of the Pentagon)
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To: taraytarah

“Shame on Brown for being backed by Far Right Wing Tea Party Radical Extremists.”

ROFLMAO


41 posted on 01/15/2010 8:56:02 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: Syncro

Is true.
Anyone who is not a left wing extreme socialist fascist with terrorist and racist hate-filled buddies, just does not fit in well with Dear Leader’s Regime and the Democratic Socialist Fascist Party (aka the “Democrats”).


42 posted on 01/15/2010 8:59:23 PM PST by OldArmy52 (Christmas 2009: Democrats give us Obama Cr*pCare, the t*rd that keeps on stinking.)
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To: Syncro

I have one SERIOUS question to all this. WTH is Clinton doing there, and what business does zero have going. If Bush had done campaigning while Katrina was going on, there would have been WAR!

Clinton and zero, need to get to the business of helping Haiti, and get out of MA!


43 posted on 01/15/2010 9:06:57 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: BP2

didn’t the Pelosicrat refer to Barney at that press conference as the “Maestro”???

it was either that one or around that time

induced projectile vomiting here


44 posted on 01/15/2010 9:15:36 PM PST by Enchante (Martha Croak-y: Larry Bird = Lakers fan, Bobby Orr loves the Canadiens, &Tom Brady prefers the Jets)
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To: WVNan
I see where you are coming from

I believe it is the right thing to do though.

Hopefully if he is elected, he will become more conservative.

If not, he will be in trouble when he comes up for reelection

Which will be in 2012.

45 posted on 01/15/2010 9:21:06 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro

It’s hilarious to watch the extremes the Dims will go to to win this election. They’re scrambling like cockroaches when the lights go on.

A beautiful thing.


46 posted on 01/15/2010 9:23:36 PM PST by bigred08
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To: gidget7

Why is Clinton in MA instead of Haiti?

There’s more ‘TRIM’ in Taxachusettes.

Taxed
Enough
Already

Politicians
Are
Reprehensible
Taxing
Yahoos

‘It’s all about the Tax, Stupid’

On January 19th, the citizens of the commonwealth of Massachusetts will have a historic opportunity to fire the second shot heard ‘round the world.

Vote for Scott Brown for the United States Senate.

Just say YES to Scott Brown.

LET FREEDOM RING!!!


47 posted on 01/15/2010 9:27:20 PM PST by bigoil
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To: Syncro

Is that all you’ve got? ::snicker::


48 posted on 01/15/2010 9:28:33 PM PST by phelix
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To: Syncro

Is that all you’ve got? ::snicker::


49 posted on 01/15/2010 9:28:40 PM PST by phelix
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To: gidget7
 
 
I think you know the answer to that, but I'll say it out loud - the Haiti thing is just a photo-op for PR spin for a 'concerned humanitarian' angle, which can wait since it'll be there and is not going anywhere, but party business comes first, always. Having another corrupt comrade in office in support of the agenda is a must-have and gets priority over all else.
 
 

50 posted on 01/15/2010 9:33:19 PM PST by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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