Friday, October 16, 2015

Jim Webb, the Last Patriot in the Democratic Party, Gives the Finger to the White Working Class


Webb, middle bottom, has stupidly gone along to get along, which has only hurt him and the voters he is wooing. He might as well have remained in the GOP. He does not want to be remembered for this botch of a campaign.

Excerpted by Nicholas Stix

Goodbye, Gompers—if Webb Can’t Focus Democrats on White Working Class, Nobody Can
By Peter Brimelow
October 16, 2015, 2:19 p.m.

Just as the Spirit of Rome supposedly would appear in their dreams to quit doomed Emperors, so the exact moment when the historic link between the Democratic Party and the American working class snapped can be pinpointed (10:15 PM Tuesday) in the CNN debate:…

[Read the whole thing here.]


Who is he fighting now, and for whom?

1 comment:

David In TN said...

When Jim Webb announced he was running for the Senate as a Democrat, he indicated he could represent the working class better there than as a Republican. Webb had been very critical of Bush 43 and the neocons for invading Iraq.

Incidentally, when Hillary and Bernie Sanders were asked "Do black lives matter or do all live matter," with no hesitation they bellowed "Black lives matter!" As did the other nincompoops on the stage with one exception.

Jim Webb did say "All lives matter." For which he was blasted by the usual suspects.

Funny thing, if Webb had stayed a Republican, he might be where Trump is right now, assuming a took a similar stance.