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Allen West launches emotional TV ad 'Body Armor'
| July 25, 2012
| Michele Kirk
Posted on 07/25/2012 6:48:13 AM PDT by T.O.K.
"Allen West Saved My Life" is the emotional message in the third TV ad "Body Armor," released today by the West for Congress campaign. The following quotes come from the campaign press release introducing the ad.(VIDEO following)
"There are few greater examples of service and sacrifice than putting your own life at risk to protect that of another. That is what Lieutenant Colonel Allen West did in 2003 when he gave his body armor to Sergeant Robert Delgado shortly before their unit moved into Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom," said Tim Edson, Campaign Manager for Allen West.
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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: allenwest; army; bodyarmor; congress
I've heard him speak a few times and met him once. This is exactly the kind of man he is! He is tough, but very caring and honorable. He's not perfect, but I think he is exactly what America needs right now.
posted on 07/25/2012 6:48:25 AM PDT
Just plain LIKE the guy. (he shouldn’t do much singing anymore, though)
Agree. HE is exactly what we need.
posted on 07/25/2012 6:50:11 AM PDT
Why didn’t the dude have body armor in Iraq??
Having worked with the Army for over a decade, I can tell you there a many leaders within that Service with similar qualities. This from a former AF type.
i was just reading this in an email from a friend and the same question popped up.
posted on 07/25/2012 6:56:15 AM PDT
(The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
Love the ad.
Compare and contrast with Barry who sent the guy over there without body armor.
Uh - You may want to check your dates...
posted on 07/25/2012 7:00:54 AM PDT
Been living in a gerrrymandered district of impeached former federal judge alcee hastings.
After this election I’ll have Colonel West as my Rep and boy am I happy about that.
Replace some garbage who took bribes from drug gangs to a very honorable Allen West.
posted on 07/25/2012 7:02:07 AM PDT
by Joe Boucher
((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
It would be great to have a Patriot with balls in the White House.
I would vote for him in a flash,instead of the pukes now running.
posted on 07/25/2012 7:13:14 AM PDT
In a related item, 26% of Obama voters think Allen West played Batman on TV, and therefore had something to do with the Aurora shootings...
What an inspirational TV ad.
posted on 07/25/2012 7:29:15 AM PDT
posted on 07/25/2012 7:43:12 AM PDT
by kimchi lover
("I can see November from Wisconsin")
My son was in Iraq twice in the early years. In the beginning-most did not have proper helmet liners either causing needless, preventable, head injuries. They had to buy their own or use the crappy one issued to them. There was a doctor who had a son over there that started collecting money to send bunches of good ones to units that did not have them. Just one of the outrages that went/goes on while the number of bottom feeders over here increased/increases by leaps and bounds.
Allen West, a real LEADER
posted on 07/25/2012 7:56:54 AM PDT
(Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
A brave and honorable man. I just love him.
posted on 07/25/2012 8:03:50 AM PDT
(See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
No question, re Allen West - and what we need. And why, he appears to be 'otherwise' ignored by Romney/RNC. . .
Not holding my breath on Romney making "best' choice; they seemed determined to shoot themselves in both feet. Left to only pray they don't.
Rubio and West, top contenders per Repub 'voting choice'; not that this matters to Romney Repub elites....
posted on 07/25/2012 8:29:24 AM PDT
To: Buckeye McFrog
In another related item, 100% of 0bummer voters are certifiably brain dead garbage/trash/crap.
posted on 07/25/2012 8:33:57 AM PDT
(All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
I would consider it an honor to vote for him for president.
Herman Cain, Allen West, Sarah Palin.
Because we don’t care what COLOR or SEX our candidates are, but we do want them to at least be AMERICAN.
VOTE THE COMMIES and MUSLIMS OUT OF OFFICE IN NOVEMBER.
posted on 07/25/2012 10:04:42 AM PDT
(Lame and ill-informed post)
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