NRCC Officials Feeling Very Threatened By Hoffman
The NRCC admits it is planning a relentless barrage against Doug Hoffman so that Scozzafava does not come in third.Pitiful.Their advertising will be focused on promoting Scozzafava and dinging Owens, but Two party officials tell POLITICO that the NRCC will continue to air TV ads propping up Scozzafava in the days leading up to the Nov. 3 contest and plans to keep up a near | Read More »
You, Me, and New York 23
Over at the Atlantic, Max Fisher writes about my involvement in New York 23.I’m happy to serve as a proxy for you guys, but we need to be honest — you guys did this, not me. I’m sure the Hoffman campaign appreciates your efforts. I very much appreciate your efforts. At the vanguard of the grassroots campaign has been Erick Erickson, blogger and editor of | Read More »
Scozzafava Declares Herself Part of Abramoff Wing of GOP: Funnels Campaign Cash to Family
Jack Abramoff, present jailbird, was convicted of all sorts of crooked schemes. One of his favorites was to funnel money through various organizations into the hands of other people.It appears Dede Scozzafava is funneling RNC, NRCC, and donor dollars through her campaign account to her family.Dede Scozzafava is or was until recently the Chief Operating Officer of her brother’s company. Her company’s key subsidiaries have | Read More »
Some more NY-23 links.
It’s going to be a busy few days, up in NY-23. Some of the stuff that’s of interest: PJTV discusses Tea Parties, third parties, and the NY-23 race. Glenn Reynolds, Bill Whittle and Dana Loesch are actually all in agreement that the first creating the second would not be the optimal response right now; what’s better would be that making sure that politicians stop getting | Read More »
New York’s Dede Scozzafava MUST Withdraw
In July liberal Republican DeDe Scozzafava was tapped by the 11 Republican county chairmen of New York’s 23rd Congressional District to run for the seat being vacated by John McHugh, who resigned to take Obama’s offer to become Secretary of the Army. The NY GOP made a huge mistake with this smoke-filled-room choice. Scozzafava has made a hash of this campaign and should withdraw her | Read More »
Dede Scozzafava Should Withdraw
Republicans could use to hold New York’s 23rd Congressional District. As it stands, because of poor choices along the way, the Democrat is in the lead. We know now, confirmed by multiple sources inside and outside the various campaigns, that Dede Scozzafava has fallen into third place. Her recent behavior indicates a candidate who has lost control of the message, the campaign, and any chance | Read More »
How Not To Do It: the infamous Dede Scozzafava photo op.
So, just how bad was this photo op that Dede Scozzafava had to try to push back on Doug Hoffman? This bad. From our super-secret hidden peanut gallery (names left in because they said to): streiff: I was an evaluator on a live fire exercise back in 84 when a herd of free range cattle moped into the impact area and about 200 troops decided | Read More »
NY-23 Hoffman/Scozzafava: What Jim said.
This got triggered by the refutation of Dede Scozzafava’s allegation that John McCormack – John McCormack – screamed questions at her, I think. Jim Geraghty’s had enough, and so have I. The time has come for the RNC and NRCC to ask for their money back. This goes well beyond any reasonable difference on policy. There’s room in the party for pro-choice Republicans and pro-gay | Read More »
Dede Scozzafava’s World Is Crashing Down Around Her. That is a Good Thing.
Chris Cillizza is now reporting what I have been hearing from multiple sources for a week now.Dede Scozzafava is now in third place in New York’s 23rd Congressional District.That may explain why Scozzafava, through her husband who also happens to be the head of the AFL-CIO up in that neck of the woods, called the cops to chase away reporters daring to ask inconvenient questions.But | Read More »
Dede Scozzafava, Like Obama, Tries To Use Police Powers to Prevent Questioning Her
The insanity that is Dede Scozzafava continues in New York’s 23rd Congressional District.Last night, Scozzafava said people should vote for her to prevent the Democrat being a rubber stamp for Pelosi and Obama.She then went on to reverse her position on card check — she now supports it.She then went on to refuse to say whether she thought abortion funding should be in the health | Read More »
Dick Armey Heads to NY-23 for Hoffman
It has been much rumored, but not fully confirmed until now. Dick Armey, the House Majority Leader after the 1994 Conservative Revolution will go to New York to campaign for Doug Hoffman.In an exclusive conversation with RedState, Armey explains his reasons.”We win when we are us. We lose when we are Democrat lite,” he told me. In New York’s 23rd Congressional District, two Democrats and | Read More »
Scozzafava as Spoiler
One of the early arguments against Doug Hoffman’s campaign was that he would serve as a spoiler and ruin the chances of the GOP from retaining this Congressional seat. That’s one of the big arguments that Dede Scozzafava and her establishment supporters are still using against Hoffman. Recent polling data shows that not to be the case. Hoffman has held his own and improved his | Read More »
Do the RNC, NRCC, and Dede Scozzafava condone eugenics and sterilization of the poor and minorities?
I hate to have to ask the question, but in light of this news broken by Michelle Malkin today, we must.Scozzafava is the proud recipient of the Margaret Sanger award given by an abortion group in New York.Margaret Sanger was a noted eugenicist. Though Planned Parenthood, the group Sanger found, denies it, evidence from a variety of sources points out that Sanger was a big | Read More »
Scozzafava and the Self-Serving Signature
From the diaries by Erick On October 3, 2009, Dede Scozzafava was interviewed following an event in Saranac Lake. At this event, Scozzafava said that she would not sign the Americans for Tax Reform Taxpayer Protection Pledge for a confusing reason. Here’s a quote from the article – Scozzafava said she won’t sign the pledge because the income tax is just one form of tax, | Read More »
BREAKING: Scozzafava Possibly Mulling Party Switch
As I said in my previous post, the Democrat in NY-23 has a greater likelihood of voting with the GOP than Dede Scozzafava.Now The Weekly Standard is reporting that when asked about switching to the Democrats upon election, the Scozzafava campaign was less than reassuring for the GOP.Will Dede Scozzafava, the liberal Republican running in the November 3 special election for Army Secretary John McHugh’s | Read More »