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Tea party hero-turned- ‘defector’ Allen West shrugs off movement’s ‘schizophrenia’

by George Bennett | July 29th, 2011

Tea party celebrity and U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation, is taking heat from the movement because of his early support for Speaker John Boehner‘s debt-ceiling plan. Tea party leaders targeted West and three other GOP freshmen on Thursday, calling them “defectors” from the fiscally conservative cause.

West, in a radio interview this morning with nationally syndicated conservative talker Laura Ingraham, reiterated his support for Boehner’s plan.

“If they want to bring forth a primary challenge, then so be it,” West said of miffed tea partyers.

“I’m going to stand with this Boehner plan and once again, if the folks who one minute they’re saying that I’m their ‘tea party hero’ and what, three or four days later ‘I’m a tea party defector.’ That kind of schizophrenia, I’m not going to get involved in it.”

Ingraham told West that “you’re being hit by the very people who should be at your side.”

8 Responses to “Tea party hero-turned- ‘defector’ Allen West shrugs off movement’s ‘schizophrenia’”

  1. West is a RINO Says:

    RINO RINO RINO RINO RINO RINO RINO

  2. Tea Party Leader Says:

    Yes, it’s official — Allen West is no longer our fair-haired boy. Turns out he is not true to his feedin-at-the-public-trough roots. Fact is he is a closet SOCIALIST! He is a traitor! Anybody interesting in taking his designated Tea Party seat in Congress should send a resume to HQ, asap!!!

  3. Patriot Says:

    Step One – Say anything to get elected. Check.

    Step Two- Say anything to get a future talk show, or at least get a retaininer from Fux News Channel. …working on it!

  4. Chuck Says:

    Fact is West was placed in this district by Right Wing Wonks. He has admitted as much when asked why he did not run in his own district.
    West is another stooge for the upper class that wishes to retain power and keep from paying their fair share of taxes.
    He is a puppet that never strays from the designated right wing talking points issued by higher ups in the Republican party.
    Now get in line soldier.

  5. R Man Says:

    Ha ha! The uber richt in an eating-themselves-frenzy! RIP GOP!

  6. a proplumber Says:

    If Allen west did not go along with the plan. He would have help to vote Obama back in 2012. please people you must take small cuts at the mid section to kill the cow

  7. Sensiblewhiteguy Says:

    I can’t believe you tea party nutbags have even captured anybody’s imagination.
    Why don’t you take your ignorance, bigotry and meanness to some place where idiots and misfits are welcome.

  8. Abe Rothenstein Says:

    SO WHAT’S THE “MATTER” WITH A LESBIAN HIRING HER LESBIAN LOVER AS AN AIDE FOR OVER $ 100,000 A YEAR—WHO’S NOT QUALIFIED AND REALLY DOESN’T EVEN WORK, WHO’S HAVING SEX WITH HER SAME SEX BOSS—WHEN THE CITY IS LAYING OFF LONG-TIME ACTUALLY QUALIFIED WORKERS WHO ACTUALLY DO WORK AT THEIR JOBS AND NEED TO SUPPORT THEIR FAMILIES? AND THIS LESBIAN CORRUPTION-RIDDEN ARROGANT CONCEITED MISERABLE PERSONALITY (PROBABLY A SOCIOPATH BORDERLINE PERSONALITY BY THE WAY!) THINKS SHE CAN RUN FOR HIGHER OFFICE AGAIN—AFTER RAPING THE ENTIRE CITIZENS OF WEST PALM BEACH AS MAYOR ???? SHE’S NOT A LITTLE BIT SICK YA THINK ???? AND TELL US FRANKELSTEIN— NOW THAT WE ALL KNOW YOU’RE A LESBIAN (NOTHING WRONG WITH THAT!) AND YOU HIRED YOUR LESBIAN LOVER AS AN AIDE–EVEN THOUGH SHE WASN’T QUALIFIED AND SHE DIDN’T EVEN SHOW UP FOR WORK OFTEN—LOTS WRONG WITH THAT—-IS IT TRUE THAT YOU USED TO DRESS UP YOUR EX IN WOMEN’S LINGERIE AND STRAP HIM DOWN TO THE BED AND DO HIM IN THE REAR AFTER SPANKING HIM …??? AND TELL US AGAIN WHY YOU LET YOUR SON OFF AGAIN FOR THE ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON ONE OF YOUR POLITICAL OPPONENTS RIGHT THERE ON CLEAMATIS STREET—-THEN—GAVE HIM A SPECIAL PERMIT TO OPEN UP HIS OWN BAR THERE ON CLEMATIS STREET? NOW NOT TO SAY THIS MIGHT HAVE BEEN BLATANT ARROGANT NEPOTISM AND ILLEGAL, BUT AFTER HE WAS ARRESTED FOR VIOLENTLY ATTACKING AND ASSAULTING ONE OF YOUR POLITICAL OPPONENTS ON CLEMATIS STREET– WHILE HE WAS BLIND DRUNK —DO YOU REALLY THINK, AS A GOOD MOTHER—THAT HIM OPENING UP A BAR ON CLEMATIS IS A GREAT IDEA? (ANOTHER ONE OF YOUR GREAT MAYORAL DECISIONS SHOWING US WHY YOU SHOULD BE ELECTED TO CONGRESS, RIGHT ???) ………….. OH YEAHHHH

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