Saturday, June 21, 2008

Quotes of the week from the Demo Memo

"I have been working really hard since last fall, and I am committed 110 percent to asking the people of Virginia to give me the honor of being elected their next United States Senator. I have not sought and will not accept any other opportunity, because I want to serve in the United States Senate."

- U.S. Senate candidate Mark Warner, at the 2008 Virginia State Democratic Convention [Roanoke Times, 6/15/08]

"Gilmore's strategy is to avoid Southside at all costs. Mark Warner on the second day of his announcement tour was here."
- House Democratic Leader Del. Ward Armstrong, on Jim Gilmore's kickoff tour mysteriously avoiding Southside Virginia
[Martinsville Bulletin, 6/16/08]

"I don't know a lot of young Republicans who end up being felons."
- Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), who apparently doesn't read the news
[Washington Post, 6/17/08]

"Virginia's years as a Republican stronghold are well over."
- Prof. Larry J. Sabato, director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics
[Crystal Ball, 6/19/08]


Anonymous said...

you liberals are ruining this country! we need to return the republican party to our traditional values! take your change and stuff it! i dont want things to change!

JGFitzgerald said...


Nixon in 1968 and Reagan in 1966 argued that liberals were ruining the country. So it must be taking us a long time. Presumably, you could do a better job.

Anonymous said...

just think where we would be if fdr hadnt screwed up the free market adjustment of the depression!