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(White Cotton)Gloves off: Thad Cochran calls Chris McDaniel a dangerous extremist
The Clarion-Ledger hotair.com ^ | 6/10/14 | Geoff Pender, The Clarion-Ledger

Posted on 06/11/2014 9:02:09 AM PDT by cotton1706

I was wrong. I thought for sure the NRSC and Mississippi’s GOP establishment would back off of McDaniel given that he’s the favorite in the runoff. Cochran might keep campaigning, I figured, but it would be a strictly positive campaign for the next few weeks, probably with no attack on McDaniel harsher than the fact that he’s inexperienced. At a minimum, they’d stay away from blaming him for that nasty harassment of Cochran’s wife inside her nursing home. Why frag a guy whom you’ll probably be fighting behind next month?

As I say, I was wrong.

After months of milquetoast statements and letting surrogates do any campaign trash talking, incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran went on the offensive in Hattiesburg on Tuesday, calling his opponent Chris McDaniel “an extremist” who would hurt Mississippi with indiscriminate cuts to federal spending…

“He said he wouldn’t even vote for disaster assistance for Mississippi,” Cochran said, referring to McDaniel statements early in the race where he demurred on whether he would have supported federal Katrina relief Cochran helped secure. McDaniel later clarified he would have supported the relief spending. One of the Cochran campaign’s earliest ads attempted to make hay over McDaniel’s comments…

“(McDaniel) is trying to indict that kind of power and influence in Washington?” Cochran said. “It would be dangerous to have somebody like him elected.”…

(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; elections; ms2014
The ancient grandee from Mississippi has decided to get his spats dirty!
1 posted on 06/11/2014 9:02:09 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Thadeus is a crony-fascist extremist.


2 posted on 06/11/2014 9:04:28 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: cotton1706

Ok Freepers time to send Chris McDaniel what ever money you can. I bet the GOPe is going to go all out to make sure Thad Cochran does not succumb to another Conservative like Cantor did. Chris will need all our support.


3 posted on 06/11/2014 9:05:14 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: cotton1706

Geez thad. Why not just take a cue from hairy reidiculous and call him a domestic terry wrist?


4 posted on 06/11/2014 9:05:29 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: cotton1706

No. I think the sycophants surrounding him as they spoonfeed him his oatmeal wiping his chin in between decided that they need to issue them so they can keep their jobs. Just like some relatives keep their dead parents in the basement so they can keep getting their Social Security checks. No wonder at all, there.


5 posted on 06/11/2014 9:06:10 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: cotton1706

Isn’t this just how Cantor lost?


6 posted on 06/11/2014 9:06:49 AM PDT by Principled (Obama: Unblemished by success.)
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To: Parley Baer

I think we should expect that EVERY Tea Party acronym organization should let loose their floodgates and let the money flow. If they don’t, they are just scammers.


7 posted on 06/11/2014 9:07:10 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: cotton1706

KNOWS that WAR has been declared by the TEA PARTY!


8 posted on 06/11/2014 9:07:12 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: cotton1706

The wailing and gnashing of teeth. It is a sight to behold indeed.


9 posted on 06/11/2014 9:12:49 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Parley Baer

I read that Mitch McConnell is running around Washington getting all the $$ he can for Cochran. We can’t beat them on $$$ but we sure as hell can with votes. David Brat proved that!!


10 posted on 06/11/2014 9:15:30 AM PDT by donozark (The voices inside my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!)
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To: Principled

Cantor lost due to a youtube video.


11 posted on 06/11/2014 9:16:15 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: cotton1706

Cochran said. “It would be dangerous to have somebody like him elected.”…

One question. Have you Mr Cochran stated at anytime in the past 5 years that having Obama as President is dangerous?
No?
Then shove that where the sunshine can’t find it..


12 posted on 06/11/2014 9:18:35 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: donozark

“I read that Mitch McConnell is running around Washington getting all the $$ he can for Cochran. We can’t beat them on $$$ but we sure as hell can with votes. David Brat proved that!!”

Maybe Brat needs to go campaign for McDaniel.Make the case that it should not be about money, but rather political substance.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 9:19:11 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: cotton1706

I posted right after the primary that we would soon find out if the GOP
really wants to win the senate by the tone against McDaniel.

It is clear the tone of attacks against McDaniel is a scorched earth
attack.

The GOPe have lied about wanting to take the senate.

As a result, KY conservatives should either stay home or vote for
Grimes to rid ourselves of McConnell. Locality works both ways.
Get rid of McConnell.


14 posted on 06/11/2014 9:20:25 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: tennmountainman

You’re absolutely right. McConnell and his minions run the NRSC. They want to take the senate all right, but with those they can control. In MS they want somebody to bend down and kiss Haley Barbour’s ring.

Unfortunately for them, we are wresting control from these types of people. McDaniel is going to win in two weeks and then again in November and they’re very frustrated by that.


15 posted on 06/11/2014 9:23:56 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: TurboZamboni

Well played -


16 posted on 06/11/2014 9:38:33 AM PDT by Principled (Obama: Unblemished by success.)
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To: tennmountainman

“As a result, KY conservatives should either stay home or vote for
Grimes to rid ourselves of McConnell. Locality works both ways.
Get rid of McConnell.”

No, you vote for McConnel and take a shower afterwards. If Republicans take the Senate, Cruze becomes a WMD against the administration and for the next two years, especially if he runs for President, no Republican, squish or not is going to stop him.

If the rats hold the Senate, expect two more years of Obama’s imperialist policies.that means there will still be Holder, nothing will be done about the IRS and it puts the rats in position for coronating Hillary. And everything Cruz and other conservatives are working for will be ignored.

Get control, then clean house.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 9:47:10 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: cotton1706

I just sent the McDaniel campaign $25.00. If you can afford even $5.00 send it. We have to defeat the GOPe and Thad Cochran. Go Tea Party.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 9:49:24 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: cotton1706

>> Why frag a guy whom you’ll probably be fighting behind next month? <<

What a colossal moron. Since when has any establishment Republican gone down gracefully? Cochran will be calling McDaniel a dangerous extremist throughout the general campaign.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 10:20:54 AM PDT by dangus
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To: cotton1706
Why frag a guy whom you’ll probably be fighting behind next month?

Because the GOP-e, being the good progressives they are, won't be supporting him next month. They'll be trying to hide their efforts to undermine him.

20 posted on 06/11/2014 10:21:41 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Parley Baer

Not until I get paid Friday.


21 posted on 06/11/2014 10:22:17 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: tennmountainman
The GOPe have lied about wanting to take the senate.

They want to take it if their kind of Republicans take it. they love power just as much as the Dhimmicraps do. But if conservatives are going to take it, then they'd rather have the Dhimmicraps in charge.

22 posted on 06/11/2014 10:24:27 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Nope. We have tried it your way over and over again.
You way does not work.

Sit out or vote McConnell out.


23 posted on 06/11/2014 10:25:37 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: tennmountainman

The Establishment RINOs treat us the way Dhimmicraps treat blacks — like property, as if they own us and according to ShaRINO law, we are required to vote for them, no matter how much they abuse us. If we don’t, they view that as a theft of what is theirs by divine right.


24 posted on 06/11/2014 10:26:24 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: tennmountainman

Wouldn’t it be lovely if McConnell and Grahamnesty went down — and Republicans took the Senate?


25 posted on 06/11/2014 10:27:24 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: tennmountainman

We also tried it our way and that didn’t work out either.

Sorry, now is no time to fool with the direction of the party. Save that for our plank in 2016. Also we cannot clean house if we are in the minority. and we cannot stop Obama if we are in the minority.

To stop Obama we have to take the senate. And at this time, I will die trying to get a conservative in. But when the primary is over, especially in 2014, Our only goal is to remove Obama for office as quickly as possible. And to do that you need a majority.


26 posted on 06/11/2014 10:46:04 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Many of us would like to know what plank the GOP is following now?
Does it include a scorched earth clause in Mississippi by Cochran,
McConnell and the GOPe’s.

Tell us. We would all like to know.

Sit out or vote out McConnell in General.


27 posted on 06/11/2014 10:50:41 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: tennmountainman

“Many of us would like to know what plank the GOP is following now?
Does it include a scorched earth clause in Mississippi by Cochran,”

The GOPe doesn’t have a plank. We didn’t leave the GOP, the GOP left us. It’s a given. They have done everything in their power to destroy Constitutional America. They deserted their principles and gravitated to the monied class as well as the Northeast elite.

And yes, they do not deserve our votes. It sickens me that my country is dying and the only lifeline is a party whose leaders would rather appease Marxists than take black our country and reinstill our ideals and laws.

We are between rock and a hard place. Stay home and we guarantee the Democrats hold the senate and get two more years of lawlessness. Or vote republican and pray the Ted Cruz’s of the party will rise to the top and change the party from within.

I have faith in Ted Cruz. He will be our next President. Frankly, there is no other choice.


28 posted on 06/11/2014 12:38:10 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: EQAndyBuzz

We can win the rest of our senate races and rid ourselves of McConnell
and be just fine.

What does the current GOP leadership stand for?

Sit out or vote out McConnell in the general.


29 posted on 06/11/2014 1:53:38 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: cotton1706

“Indiscriminate cuts to Federal spending”

Sounds like our guy!


30 posted on 06/11/2014 1:56:17 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: tennmountainman

“We can win the rest of our senate races and rid ourselves of McConnell
and be just fine.”

So you’re ok with Graham?


31 posted on 06/11/2014 3:47:09 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I’m not ok with Graham.
However, Graham did not trash his own voters.
Nor did he hold or attend a fundraiser for Cochran.
Nor is he in a leadership position.


32 posted on 06/11/2014 4:05:00 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: tennmountainman

A RINO is a RINO. That’s the way it works. McConnel isn’t just a RINO. He is a POS RINO.


33 posted on 06/11/2014 5:54:06 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: tennmountainman

The Establishment RINOs treat us the way Dhimmicraps treat blacks — like property, as if they own us and according to ShaRINO law, we are required to vote for them, no matter how much they abuse us. If we don’t, they view that as a theft of what is theirs by divine right.


34 posted on 06/13/2014 11:33:25 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: cotton1706

“I would remind you that extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. And let me further remind you that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” — the great Senator Barry M. Goldwater.


35 posted on 06/19/2014 10:05:48 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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