Hey! Did you know that Republicans hate Women, Blacks, Jews, Hispanics, (insert group of non-old white men here) ?!? What? You didn’t?! Just look at all the evidence!
For those of you who read conservative blogs, you know that accusations of bigotry of all forms is not uncommon for the Repulican party, or conservatives in general. However, I found this article uniquely offensive and angering and for someone who’s a conservative in a heavily liberal area, that’s hard to do.
But the growing schism between the Republican Party’s ascendant right wing and its shrinking moderate core has clear gender undertones — and Scozzafava’s departure raises fresh questions about the GOP’s ability to recruit, elect and even tolerate the sort of moderate women who used to be part of its ruling mainstream.
Ah yes, gotta love those “undertones” and “raises questions” lines. Democrats and liberals use these lines when they want to make accusations but don’t have the balls to actually stand behind what they are accusing people of (usually because they know it’s untrue). Sounds a lot like those racist undertones conservatives had during Obama’s campaign, and throughout the ongoing fight against universal healthcare. Why, we (conservatives) are only opposing the President because (gasp) he’s black! Now, we’re only voting against candidates like Scozzafava because (gasp) she’s a woman! It takes almost the entire first page before we find out that there’s even any possibility of another reason conservatives would oppose her nomination.
Scozzafava’s conservative critics — including former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh — chalked up their opposition to her liberal positions on abortion and gay rights.
It’s not so much that they invoked Palin and Limbaugh as critics (who by far weren’t the only ones) of Scozzafava, but the authors of this pile of crap article only chose to mentin two specific issues; abortion, and gay rights.
Did you also know that Scozzafava was pro-card-check? She also supported the porkulus bill that every single GOP House Representative voted against. She also voted for tax hikes and a $180 million dollar state bank bailout. However, those couldn’t possibly be reasons for conservative opposition, it MUST be because we’re all RAAAC- er…I mean…SEEEEEEEXXXXIST!!!!
But it doesn’t stop there. In the very next paragraph, the authors of this crapfest double-down on stupid.