This is classic, as George Allen’s former campaign manager – and a good friend of Karl Rove’s – can’t take “the nuts…who are obsessed with seeing conspiracies around every corner and who have terribly misguided notions of what the role of the state party.” Of course, Wad(hams) is referring to the Tea Party activists, who in Colorado helped incumbent Democrat Sen. Michael Bennet win a close race over Teapublican Ken Buck. In addition, Tea Partier Dan Maes won the Republican nomination and helped drive the Colorado GOP towards “minor party” status (in the end, Maes received 11.1% of the vote, just above the 10% threshold, while Democrat John Hickenlooper romped to a 15-point win over former Republican Tom Tancredo, running as the American Constitution Party nominee). Fun times in Colorado. Now, can Dick Wad(hams) please come back to Virginia and ruin George Allen’s campaign as well? Pretty please?!? 😉
For more background on the man we know (and love!) as Dick Wad(hams), see here, and read about Wadhams’ “pit bull” reputation, his “slash-and-burn reputation,” his accusation that Tom Daschle “emboldened Saddam Hussein,” attacking Daschle’s wife, etc., etc. There’s also Wadhams’ work with James Dale Guckert, aka “Jeff Gannon,” the fake White House “reporter” who turned out to be a gay male “escort” under the professional name “Bulldog.” And, bringing it home to Virginia, there’s Wadhams’ disgraceful 2006 U.S. Senate campaign, in which he helped orchestrate attacks on Jim Webb’s acclaimed Vietnam War novels as pornographic. Wadhams justified those attacks, saying, “Webb continually refers to himself as a writer. That’s the main thrust of his professional life… so his writings should be subject to scrutiny by the public. … Webb is the one that wrote those words – we didn’t.”
Now, think about this; what does it say about today’s Republican Party that a guy like Dick Wad(hams) can’t take it anymore, it’s so filled with “nuts?” That really says it all.