Wednesday, January 13, 2010

More right wing-motivated violence

So, just what is it with liberals roughing up people in public?

This summer we had the purple people-beaters of the SEIU smack around Kenneth Gladney at a Tea Party rally in St. Louis (btw, because this beat-down was clearly politically-motivated and because Gladney is black (a liberal two-fer!) why isn’t this case being prosecuted under hate-crime statutes?).

Now, we’ve got a Martha Coakley supporter shoving to the ground a Weekly Standard reporter who dared ask the candidate for Ted Kennedy’s vacated Senate seat a question after her fundraiser in Washington. Coakley is currently locked up in a tight one with Mass. state senator, Republican Scott Brown. The shover turned out to be a Dem Party operative, Michael Meehan. Follow links for full story here.

And Chuckie Schumer (D-NY) weighs in on the closely contested battle with a plea for donors that starts off with this:

I got the message below from Ted Kennedy's widow, Vicki, and I wanted to make sure you saw it.

Martha Coakley is running to fill the rest of Ted Kennedy's term, and her opponent is a far-right tea-bagger Republican.

It would be bad enough to lose this seat -- and Democrats' sixtieth vote in the Senate -- right before the final health care reform vote. But it would be even worse for the decisive "no" vote to come from Ted Kennedy's old seat.

But, of course - the obligatory “tea-bagger” reference and a call by proxy from the grave. Jeezus! Can you all just let the man rest in peace?

Things are grim right now in Massachusetts, very grim indeed.


B-Daddy said...

Stay classy Chucky. I am glad to see the pushback reminding everyone's it's the people's seat, not the dearly departed's.

Road Dawg said...

"Tea-bagger" is now a badge of honor

Harrison said...

Apparently the guy tripped. The next photo shows the other guy trying to help him up. But she said she never saw it happen even though the photo shows otherwise.