NY-23: ‘No Right Wing! No Right Wing!’

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Monday, November 02, 2009 at 10:28 am

WATERTOWN, N.Y. — If there was any doubt that Democrats view the special election in NY-23 as a chance to take on the conservative movement, former New York Democratic Party Chair June O’Neill dispelled it this morning. Ginning up the crowd for Vice President Joe Biden, in town to support Democratic candidate Bill Owens, O’Neill accused the conservative movement of bringing “fear-mongering tactics” to the district.

“Glenn Beck?” she said. The crowd booed. “Rush Limbaugh?” The crowd booed again. “Sean Hannity? They don’t live here. You live here! [State Sen.] Darrell Aubertine lives here! Dede Scozzafava lives here!”

The smallish crowd of around 250 people — who had passed a crowd of around 20 conservative protesters on the way in — cheered along with a speech that was largely about sending a message to the GOP. “We can not afford to let right-wing extremists make a point in this district.”

O’Neill closed by leading the chants of “Yes we can” and “Fired up! Ready to go!” When she finished, some in the crowd started a new chant: “No right wing!”

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Brian P
Comment posted November 2, 2009 @ 10:37 am

haha – Joe Bieden doesnt live here either!


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iuerik
Comment posted November 2, 2009 @ 3:38 pm

Joe Biden is from the Planet Dumbasses…


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Comment posted November 2, 2009 @ 10:17 pm

Joe Biden isn't a sociopathic carpetbagging crook, either.


daveinboca
Comment posted November 3, 2009 @ 3:23 am

“Former Vice President Biden” as the CNN file from upstate-NY calls him, might be on the outs with Dear Leader Brobambi, the way it looks. He can't fill a hall that holds 500 people and the so-called DNC candidate Owens is a lawyer from Plattsburgh, which makes him a “carbetbagger” too. Being sent to Watertown in a losing cause is no way to increase the cred of a clown who routinely steps in it whenever he opens his mouth.


daveinboca
Comment posted November 3, 2009 @ 8:23 am

“Former Vice President Biden” as the CNN file from upstate-NY calls him, might be on the outs with Dear Leader Brobambi, the way it looks. He can't fill a hall that holds 500 people and the so-called DNC candidate Owens is a lawyer from Plattsburgh, which makes him a “carbetbagger” too. Being sent to Watertown in a losing cause is no way to increase the cred of a clown who routinely steps in it whenever he opens his mouth.


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