Skip to comments.Bennet: Mourdock's views are 'Palin-style extremism'
Posted on 05/10/2012 11:20:52 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
Michael Bennet, the Democratic Senator from Colorado who defeated GOP candidate Ken Buck in 2010, emailed supporters last night to slam newly-chosen Indiana GOP Senate nominee Richard Mourdock:
Last night in Indiana, Sarah Palin's hand-picked Tea Party candidate Richard Mourdock beat 36-year incumbent Senator Dick Lugar in the state's Republican primary.
Lugar knew the value in working together to get things done and the Senate will miss his bipartisan tendencies. On the other hand, the name Richard Mourdock might be new to you, but his Tea Party ideology is more of the same Palin-style extremism we've seen from the likes of Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell and even Ken Buck right here in Colorado.
Democrat Joe Donnelly is taking on the Palin-Mourdock machine in November because he believes that Indiana should send someone to Washington who is accountable to the people of Indiana, not to Tea Party front groups and their special interest backers.
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When those far left freaks call anyone on the right “Extremists” they mean anyone who is for small government..if your for small government your an extremist, if your a Commie then its all good
Respecting the Constitution is an excellent example of “Palin-style extremism”.
Karl Rove writes emails for Michael Bennet? Who knew!
Lugar knew the value in working together to get things done and the democrats will miss his bipartisan tendencies.
There fixed it for him.
Put me on a ballot somewhere and watch liberal heads explode.
Firearms safety training starting in Grade 4? You betcha... ;-)
When everyone is an extremist, no one is an extremist.
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL
She’s never more than a thought away from being perpetually at the top of their minds. They STILL cannot stop themselves from thinking about her, fretting about her, fearing her.
Problem, Lib's and RINO's?
Bennet must be of two minds here ~ (1) That if Mourdock says it then it's extreme, but (2) If Lugar says it that's just what the Democrats want.
Discounting Bennett's sanity for a moment, which isn't at all difficult, guy has none, what he's really saying is that other Democrats who worked with Lugar over the years liked his REACHAROUND approach, and how he was so easily taken.
That's the part Mourdock says he's not going to do. Bennett's saying he misses that part.
So, how about this right after he's sworn in Mourdock should walk over to Bennett and knock his head off.
He won't miss it. The others will pay more attention to Republican feelings from then on.
Lugar hasn’t been all that conscious for the last few years ~ so what’d he know anyway.
61-39 and that was with Lugar getting help from moderate Democrats jumping over to vote for him.
It wasn’t just the tea party that evicted Lugar, not by a long shot.
Only hard core Statists think advancing liberty is “extremism”.
I love when liberals call conservatives “extremists.”
I guess when you live on Pluto, Earth seems really far out there.
Who are the "special interest backers" they speak of?
As if that was a bad thing.
I’m sure the people of Indiana will take Sarah Palin’s kind of “extreme” any day over the kind of “extreme” that is currently running things.
My definition of “extremism” is turning traitor to one’s own country by attempting to turn that country into a Marxist dictatorship. Bennet, you’re an extremist.
More Democratic Party BS, dutifully reported.
i’m from colorado bennet is an idiot and sounds like he is stoned all the time.
YOU nailed it, Resettozero.
Bennett obviously replies to Palin’s Mourdock endorsement in an attempt to energize his nasty, waning base.
I suspect this approach by Palin addresses the risk of energizing the union/Democrat/Marxist base. This may be the reason she has cooled the theatrics and simply calls her shots, sends her message and moves on about her business, with plenty of dignity. She is developing into a pro which translates into “gravitas”.
It will be interesting to see if she is able to build some significant measure of clout in Republican political circles, enough to mount forces for the future, similar to what Romney did for 4-6 years in advance.
However that took plenty of money for Romney to buy Republican congressmen and senators so far in advance to obligate them to his future as THE candidate of record for the ‘12 nomination.
We conservatives have to start early and often now days, in order to arm up with the cash, clout and unity for a single conservative candidate in future primaries.
The Democrat implosion accelerates.
Jeez, the Left attacking a women....where’s the media on it??
For the record, Karl Rove's America at the Crossroads spent MILLIONS and MILLIONS of dollars on Sharon Angle and Ken Buck.
There is no independent group that spent as much as that to help those two people.
But yes, that organization decided to shift money away from Christine O'Donnell when she won the nomination to races that were more competitive.
And you can guarantee that they will spend millions on Murdock.
That does not square with Rove’s regular assaults on both of them throughout their campaigns during his appearances on Hannity’s show and I’m sure elsewhere.
Karl Rove’s America at the Crossroads spent $6.1 million supporting Buck and $3.8 million supporting Sharon Angle.
But yes, he shifted money away from Christine o’Donnell to races that were more win-able.
There was a time, not all that long ago, when a senator from Colorado, even a Democrat, would find much to admire in Sarah Palin.