Now you know why I supported and advanced Allen West for the past five years. He is us.
Allen West Calls Wisconsin Fleebaggers “Cowards,” Akin to Army Deserters (over at Weasel Zippers)
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(Sun Sentinel) — South Florida Congressman Allen West branded the runaway state senators of Wisconsin a bunch of “cowards,” comparable to Army deserters.
“What kind of representative democracy have we become when elected officials run from executing their prescribed duties?” West said in a weekly newsletter to constituents and fans that begins, “Dear Patriot.”
“In the military we have General Order number one: ‘I shall not leave my appointed place of duty or post until properly relieved,’” said West, a retired Army lieutenant colonel. “If a leader takes off, we call it ‘desertion.’ What manner of person runs and hides instead of making a stand, making a decision?”