Skip to comments.Allen West speaks out on Democrat’s strategic mistake in targeting him
Posted on 03/18/2014 12:11:25 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 15, 2014 Was it fun for me to lose an election? asks Colonel Allen West with a crooked grin, No. Not at all. But if I quit after that loss, I would just be a politician. Thats not who I am.
Colonel West was referring to the 2012 race in Floridas 18th District, which saw Democrats taking unusual steps to defeat the one-term incumbent.
A Miami Herald headline on an AP story in April 2012 noted, GOP Florida Rep. Allen Wests statements have made him a top Democratic target. West commented frequently on the attacks against him.
Im a threat to what the Democrat Party stands for. Why would they want to attack a 51-year-old, African-American who has served in the United States military for 22 years? AP quoted West as saying in 2012, Been married for 23 years, has a wife whos accomplished an MBA and a PhD and two very exceptional daughters. Now what the heck do they want to attack that for? I think its one simple thing. They fear that. They fear that voice and thats all there is to it, and I think thats a shame.
In fact, Democrats, sensing the swelling national support for West and his no-nonsense message, took exceptional action to ensure he did not win the vote. Not only did the party attack him in print whenever possible, it went to extraordinary lengths to raise money against him.
A Democratic Super PAC invested more than $1 million in ads against West. The PAC, backed by George Soros, hired top Democratic strategist Charles Halloran to oversee the effort. Shark Tank reported that Soros personally invested $5 million to defeat West,
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He’s BaaaAAAAAAaaack !
Run again Alan!
The support from the GOPe to help Col. West was simply overwhelming.../ S
There is nothing more threatening to the Democrats than an intelligent black man.
If black people get the idea they can leave the plantation, then Democrats lose a substantial portion of their base.
I’m sure he has them shaking in their boots.
LTC West would make a fine first black president.
The man and the mouse.
Praying hard for West’s protection against the evil that stands against him. That’s what it is; call it as it is.
It’s time some of these campaigns called out George Soros, how much has he given total to left candidates or to defeat conservatives, how he’s a puppet master, and his left ideology. Everyone kind of leaves this creep alone but I bet the voters wouldn’t like him so much.
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