Skip to comments.NRSC Uses Left-Wing Race Attack Against GOP Senate Challenger Chris McDaniel
Posted on 04/06/2014 6:19:11 AM PDT by cotton1706
You know the Republican Establishment is getting desperate when they stoop to cheap guilt-by-association smears in a GOP primary.
Thats National Republican Senatorial Committee strategist Brad Dayspring tweeting out a story from (wait for it) Talking Points Memo that is one of the flimsiest guilt-by-association attacks in the history of flimsy guilt-by-association attacks. A moments scrutiny of that story is sufficient to glean the relevant facts: Some grassroots folks in Mississippi scheduled a Firearms Freedom Day rally for May 17.
You may ask: How grassroots is it?
The flyer for the event is printed in Comic Sans.
Go read the flyer and you will see that, listed among the various Tea Party groups, pro-gun organizations, state senators and country music singers, is Pace Conferederate Depot. This is a vendor of such merchandise as Confederate flag T-shirts and bumper stickers whose proprietor, Brian Pace, also happens to be some kind of segregationist. Because the flyer also listed Tea Party-backed Senate challenger Chris McDaniel as the keynote speaker for the rally, this tidbit of information about Pace was highlighted by a Republican blog associated with incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran. That was immediately picked up by Talking Points Memo, which played it as Another Scary Republican Racism Scandal. Once you get past the breathless liberal hype ZOMG! Confederates! In Mississippi! you realize theres nothing to the story. Somebody asked McDaniel to speak at a gun-rights rally, as one of his supporters, state Sen. Melanie Sojourner, told TPM:
(Excerpt) Read more at theothermccain.com ...
Just wait until they start nailing them for visiting web pages that have pornographic advertisements on them, like Publishers Clearing House, Barnes and Noble, etc.. Oh, that’s right, they already do don’t they.
Cochran is desperate. Polls now show him behind. That’s DOA territory for incumbents. Lights out.
This race business I think is wearing thin, it has most of its appeal with the liberal base, I’m hoping the masses are tired of it, and putting it on ignore.
tHAD enough ping