“The Left sees their agenda being rebuked by the voters this fall,” Ryan tells us. As their electoral worries mount, he says, Democrats are scurrying to “nullify any notion that there is an alternative path for America. They want to delegitimize an alternative plan and win the argument by default, making the case that there is no other path for America than what progressives have mapped out for the country, and that any other talk, of any other idea, is just fanciful.”Ryan is an expert on liberal efforts to deligitimize, he is target number one these days. This, of course, makes all the more troubling Ryan's repeated denials he has any intention to run for president in 2012. Ryan mentions Mitch Daniels as one potential candidate for 2012 though he emphasized he expects other candidates to materialize. Read the rest especially his prediction on the question du jour will Obama cut to the center or triangulate when faced with a new Congress filled with fresh new Republican faces. Hint: he doesn't think so - neither do I.
“That’s what’s troubling,” Ryan says. “They are trying to deny the debate that must happen if we are going to get out of the mess that we’re in.”
Speaking of unhinged Democrats, Harry Reid dished up a big ole serving of the race card Tuesday when he wondered:
"I don't know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, OK," Reid said, speaking to Latino supporters whose votes he needs to win re-election in November. "Do I need to say more?"Evidently he did find the need to say more when he "doubled down" with a side dish of stupid sauce:
“Sen. Reid’s contention was simply that he doesn't understand how anyone, Hispanic or otherwise, would vote for Republican candidates because they oppose saving teachers’ jobs, oppose job-creating tax incentives for small businesses, oppose investments in job-creating clean energy projects, and oppose the help for struggling, unemployed Nevadans to put food on the table and stay in their homes,” read the statement.Looks as though he forgot the part where we kick kittens and all that. Still we are expected to believe he really didn't mean Hispanics particularly - he meant how could anyone support a Republican. Nice try Harry. Perhaps all the unemployed and underemployed in the State of Nevada are wondering why they should have a Democrat by the name of Harry Reid represent them.
Or any Democrat named Reid for that matter:
Harry Reid’s remarks and the subsequent reactions and commentary are of national interest, of course, but it is worth noting that his son, Rory, is presently getting his clock cleaned by Republican Hispanic Brian Sandvoal in Nevada’s gubernatorial race.Reid's statement concludes with a vow to "fight every day for the interests of Hispanic Nevadans," except of course the Republican one cleaning his son's clock I presume. I can only guess he hopes Hispanic Nevadans forget his vote was key in killing immigration reform back in 2007.
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