Andrew Breitbart spoke before a crowd of approximately 300 Tea Partiers rallying on Independence Mall Saturday afternoon.
The AP reported:
At the rally attended by about 300 people, mostly black and Hispanic as well as some white speakers sounded the groups’ themes of limited government and spending restraint — as well as mistrust of mainstream news organizations. Breitbart told the crowd to hold up their cameras to demonstrate that members were watching news organizations “because we don’t trust you.”
Breitbart said he thought the national principle E Pluribus Unum (Out of the Many One) had been lost in the last generation.
“We have to be one,” he said. “We can be many, we can be the sum of our parts, but we cannot abide by this dividing people into every different race and every different sexual orientation and poke and prod these people … every electoral cycle in order to get them to vote for the Democratic party. It’s cynical politics.”
Videos via The Founding Bloggers.
Apparently, TPM is suggesting that this is a “reparations stunt.” BigFurHat at iOWNTHEWORLD went wading through some nasty bull in TPM’s comment section, and brought back some choice quotes from lily-white liberals who think conservative blacks are self-loathing race-traitors. It seems lefties are seething with anger that some minorities would deign to leave the Dem-Socialist reservation.
But we’re the racist ones.
Flopping Aces has more coverage of the rally: Uni-Tea in Philadelphia
This guy is supposedly a “tea party candidate”? He has a history of giving to liberal Democrats like “Red Ed Markey” before his “conversion” to conservatism. You can almost smell the flop sweat as he struggles to explain his donations on The Howie Carr Show:
“There were things that were done…”
HOLLISTON, MA Political Contributions by Individuals:
Lamb, Martin A Mr. (Lamb and Browne P.C./Attorney), (Zip code: 01746) $500 to MARTIN FROST CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE on 05/27/04
Lamb, Martin A (Lamb and Brown P.C./Attorney), (Zip code: 01746) $500 to MARKEY COMMITTEE, THE on 08/01/04
2005 / 2006 Contributions:
MARTIN LAMB (LAMB & BROWNE PC), (Zip code: 01746) $500 to FRIENDS OF JOE LIEBERMAN on 05/18/05
Lieberman, who remains a registered Democrat, ran as an Independent in the general election in 2006, well after this donation was made. He also admits to contributing to Tom Daschle.
There is too much at stake in these upcoming elections to trust recent converts to the conservative cause with our votes.
There is an alternative to Marty Lamb in MA District 3…his name is Mike Stopa
, a bonafide conservative, and rising star in the Republican party.
And another one rides under the bus:
“I think Charlie Rangel served a very long time and served– his constituents very well. But these– allegations are very troubling,” Obama told Harry Smith in an interview to be aired on the “Early Show.” and first broadcast on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.
“And he’ll– he’s somebody who’s at the end of his career. Eighty years old. I’m sure that– what he wants is to be able to– end his career with dignity. And my hope is that– it happens.”
Original graphic found at Women State. I just updated it a bit.
Now that House investigators have gone face-first into the tank by dealing Rangel a teensy wrist slap over 13 separate ethics charges, why would The One float a soundbite this ominous? He’s pouring gas on a fire that’s just started to fizzle. Maybe the interview was taped earlier this afternoon, before he’d heard that nothing more than a reprimand had been recommended to the ethics subcommittee?