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Posted by on Oct 10, 2010 in International, Media, Miscellaneous, Politics, Religion, Society, War | 0 comments

Video: Wasserman-Schultz Takes On Cantor Over Young Gun Candidate & Nazi Re-Enactment Admirer

The video via Think Progress:

And the full post at Think Progress.

I’ve maligned the Young Guns program before, but here’s what the program says about itself:

America is standing at a critical crossroads, and Young Guns candidates give America the best opportunity to move our country in the right direction.

Founded in the 2007-2008 election cycle by Congressmen Eric Cantor (R-VA), Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Young Guns Program began as a Member driven organization of House Republicans dedicated to identifying, recruiting, and mobilizing a new generation of conservative leaders. [emphasis added]

We know that the campaign of GOP nominee for president in 2008 John McCain has admitted to little vetting of Sarah Palin. What model exactly is Eric Cantor et al following that leads to recruits like Ohio GOP Congressional candidate Rich Iott (running against Marcy Kaptur, whom I have had the pleasure to meet and listen to and hear from directly – I was very impressed despite a couple of policy differences)?

Read the original, full post here at Writes Like She Talks.