Wow… Someone in the Democratic party who dares speak the truth about the mealy mouthed cowardly accommodationist liberals in the Democratic party that think it is more important to be seen as identical to the Republicans except nicer.
I’m tired of having to vote for Republi-Nazi light just because they are a little bit nicer.
The lesser of two evils is still evil.
Al Frankin, Bernie Sanders, Alan Grayson, Anthony Weiner, Patty Murry and Barbara Lee are shining beacons of freedom and truth in a bland, stand for nothing party.
By Daniel Tencer
Thursday, November 4th, 2010 — 7:01 pm
‘There is no center left,’ iconoclastic politician says
Alan Grayson, the defeated Democratic congressman of “die quickly” fame, went on the offensive Thursday, telling reporters that the Democrats’ “appeasement” of Republicans cost them the election.
In an appearance on MSNBC and an interview with Salon.com, Grayson argued that the “enthusiasm gap” that prompted millions of liberal voters to stay home Tuesday happened because the Obama administration and congressional Democrats did not fight hard enough for progressive values.
“Our strategy for two years has been appeasement, and look where it got us,” Grayson told MSNBC. “I think Democrats want to see a fighting leadership, they want to see a fighting president — somebody who actually accomplishes good things for constituents.”
He cited immigration reform, civil rights, women’s rights and the Employee Free Choice Act as areas on which the Democrats should have focused.
The result of backing away from these fights was an “enthusiasm gap” that turned into a “voting gap,” Grayson told Salon’s Emma Mustich.
Continue reading at: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/grayson-appeasement-cost-election/