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NY-26 Special Election Heats Up

posted at 11:44 am on May 17, 2011 by

We are now just a week away from the special election in New York’s 26th District, and Syracuse-area blogger The Lonely Conservative reports:

The Tea Party Express showed up in the Rochester, NY area [Monday] to officially endorse Jane Corwin in the NY26 special election. They also denounced the fake Tea Party candidate Jack Davis.

State and local Tea Party activists joined with Amy Kremer of the Tea Party Express, who said: “Jack Davis is no more ‘Tea Party’ than Barack Obama. . . . Jack Davis is a phony who has run three times as a Democrat and has endorsed and supported Nancy Pelosi and Charlie Rangel.”

It is perhaps necessary to make mention of what should be obvious: The liberal media are trying to elect the Democrat, Kathy Hochul, by hyping Crazy Jack so that they can claim a Democrat win in NY-26 as a repudiation of the GOP’s conservative agenda. The New York Times:

Mr. Davis’s ascension comes as a race that had once seemed a certain Republican victory has become fiercely competitive because of a House Republican plan that calls for overhauling Medicare.

Read the whole thing, even thought it tells only part of the story, and tells it from a biased viewpoint. It’s bad that Paul Ryan has to defend himself against Newt Gingrich without Ryan also being scapegoated for the dysfunctional condition of the New York GOP establishment. However, if Democrats and the media (but I repeat myself) can trick enough idiots into voting for Crazy Jack, that result will be headlined as evidence that the Paul Ryan budget plan is a political liability for Republicans.

(Cross-posted at The Other McCain. Follow Robert Stacy McCain on Twitter.)

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What this ought to be is a measure of the Democrats’ desperation (and arrogance). This Davis character looks wild-eyed and scary, especially running around in that ridiculous camo jacket like a superannuated Woodstock hippie. No sensible middle-class Joe or Jane would vote for him.

It seems remarkable that Democratic organizers have so tenuous a grasp on reality, and yet somehow manage to do ordinary things like pay their bills.

J.E. Dyer on May 17, 2011 at 1:24 PM

How is David Bellavia impacting the race now?

Is there information we are not getting about him and his dislike of the rep candidate?

cozmo on May 17, 2011 at 2:10 PM

Corwin by 3.

SouthernGent on May 17, 2011 at 3:23 PM

Did you know that “Rudy”, Sean Astin is the campaign manager for one of the Democrats? Here is a link to an ad of theirs.

http://www.bluecollarphilosophy.com/2011/05/sean-astin-is-dan-adlers-campaign-manager-rudy-rudy-rudy-video.html

Blue Collar Todd on May 17, 2011 at 7:14 PM

Oops, wrong district, had California’s 36 on the mind.

Blue Collar Todd on May 17, 2011 at 7:15 PM


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