The 2008 Senate election is still more than a year away, and already the hard left in Colorado are bailing out on "moderate" Sen. Ken Salazar. Originally I considered this off-topic for the Schaffer v Udall blog, but the sentiments expressed are indicative of the type of liberal that the hard-left Democrats seek in a Senate candidate, and the "nutroots" that Mark Udall will have to placate in order to get their votes.
For not being a
Salazar apparently is NOT a MoveOn Democrat.If the moonbats in the "MoveOn" wing of the Democratic Party had any intellectual consistency--or guts, for that matter--they would primary Sen. Salazar in 2010.
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bed wetter salazar cowers again
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I feel like Salazar just kicked me in the nuts while I was looking elsewhere and took off like a frightened child.
What a spineless JERK!
What must we do with this sad excuse for a Democrat?
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I would like to remind Sen. Salazar that a majority of Americans (not just liberals) want the troops redeployed from Iraq - the sooner the better. They have expressed this time and time again. When will you and your colleagues hear us and respond appropriately?
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And to think I was actually starting to be bamboozled by his line of bullshit about how he might think about voting to de-fund the war.
Ah well, Senator. What's a few thousand more casualties, when you can enjoy the continued warm fuzzies of "bipartisanship"?
I will not vote for this man again for any office. I will not trust any candidate for President who is ignorant enough to put Salazar on the ticket.
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One more reason to show that "centrism" isn't a principled political position but a strategy: allow other people to set the terms of the debate, then split the difference. Like I've said in other threads, by 2010 when Kiss Ass Ken is up for reelection the real question will be who will do the least damage: (a) a senior senator in the majority party who behaves in a destructive and demoralizing manner (Salazar) or (b) a junior senator from the minority party. At this point I'm thinking (b).
Perhaps they could convince one of the Democratic millionaires in the "Gang of Four" to
Originally posted at Slapstick Politics