Saturday, June 19, 2010

What is wrong with this picture?

 Posted By CotoBlogzz 06-19-2010

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - A self-described staunch conservative found a compelling reason to send an e-mail blast yesterday asking for, you guessed it more donations.  The way we see it, there are many problems with the request:  This candidate not only lost, but lost badly in the primary elections.  In fact, we called the California Trifecta one month before the primary.  This implies that the failed candidate while preaching about “making government live within its means”, was really doing an Obamanesque impression of “do as I say, not as I do”.  This is the same candidate who argued just a couple of years ago that "earmarks are just a small portion of the total budget", for instance.

Worse – while the failed candidate should have called the campaign as we did, to allow the winning GOP candidate to not only save money, but prevent the opposition from having to mine for dirt, this candidate kept the pedal to the medal in that mining expedition – an enabler of  what we refer to as the “GOP perfecting the recipe to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.”

As if that was not enough, the failed candidate is a poster child for that political truism:  "To donate to a political candidate is so easy, a caveman can do it, while to reach that candidate takes to lobbyist."

What takes the cake is the call to action contained in the email blast: “Out of the three main Republican candidates running for Senate against Barbara Boxer, I had the strongest grassroots supporters.

What is wrong with this picture?

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