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Allen West vs. John Kerry

 

One of the strangest aspects of the Democrats’ response to the S&P downgrade has been selecting Senator John Kerry (D-MA) as the front man for their dopey “Tea Party Downgrade” spin attempt.  Kerry’s droning arrogance and witless talking-point delivery are guaranteed voter repellents.  He’s among the greatest living exemplars of the kind of autopilot spendaholic out-of-touch political hack that Americans do not want to hear from right now.

Maybe the Democrat political brain trust tapped Kerry because Barney Frank was busy.

Congressman Allen West (R-FL), who shimmers with all the common sense and intellectual energy Kerry lacks, sallied onto Fox News to deliver a withering critique of the “Tea Party Downgrade” storyline:

(Hat tip to The Right Scoop for the video.)

 

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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

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