Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Winds of Change
Now that McKinney has a viable opponent in this coming primary, her supporters are going on the attack.
“THIS IS AN APPEAL TO HELP CONGRESSWOMAN
CYNTHIA MCKINNEY GET RE-ELECTED. BELOW
IS AN APPEAL AND DESCRIPTION OF THE
SHENNANIGANS THE REPUBLICANS ARE PULLING
AND THE DEMOCRATS ARE ALLOWING.”
What follows is a rambling number of points made my McKinney’s father, claiming that Hank Johnson’s campaign is nothing more than a Republican conspiracy.
“It is easy to see that Hank is a darling of the Republicans. Money
makes the mare trot…..was in the GA General Assembly for 30 years and have
seen many things, but nothing like this abandonment of
a senior member.”
The reason McKinney is losing in the eyes of many, is her constant running of the mouth. As Hank clearly states:
“My opponent's record speaks for itself. Her history of controversy is well-known. It suffices to say that she has brought a great deal of negative national attention to her district. The causes she ostensibly serves - justice, peace, and equality - are only discredited by her antics. For every conservative pundit and operative attacking progressives, she has become a ready caricature, useful for discrediting the liberal wing of the Democratic Party. As a progressive trying to restore respect to the cause of progressivism, I have been deeply disheartened by all my opponent has done to make it less mainstream and less viable.”
But knowing McKinney, and Indymedia for that matter, I am sure that if she loses, she will blame her loss on everything but her own personal failure as a representative for her district.