Wednesday, November 11, 2009

No room for moderates ...

As we've seen lately, the Republican Party is moving steadily to the far right, perpetuating a pogrom against whatever moderates are left. The latest was NY-23, where we watched with glee as they convened a circular firing squad and managed to lose a seat they've had since Reconstruction.

Seems the lady in the middle, a true moderate Republican (if you want to be a Republican in NY, you have to be 'moderate'), has had enough:

Just when you thought you wouldn't have to spell "Dede Scozzafava" anymore, the Republican nominee in that upstate New York special election is back -- lashing out at Sarah Palin and others who worked against her bid.


She attacks Palin, R-Alaska, for endorsing the Conservative Party candidate, Doug Hoffman, even though Hoffman doesn't even live in New York's 23rd congressional district.


You know, a good portion of folks in Upstate NY are conservative; descendants of farm folk and they know bullshit when they see it. They're a pragmatic bunch who do what they have to in order to get by. They know who 'their people' are and some dumbass brought in to steal an election doesn't pass the sniff test. They're also pretty tough.


And Scozzafava has this message for the Club for Growth and other Republicans who are vowing to bring down moderates.

"There is a lot of us who consider ourselves Republicans, of the Party of Lincoln," she said. "If they don't want us with them, we're going to work against them.

Governor Quitter and the Drug Addicted Lintball shoulda passed up the opportunity to piss them off.

Great thanks to Maru for the link.

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