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Who will rescue the GOP from Pirates?

I’m watching the news that Navy Seals have rescued Captain Richard Phillips from the Somali pirates who took over Phillips’ cargo ship  and I’m especially enjoying the reaction from the right wing on Twitter and Fox News.

While they are happy that the pirates were killed and all the Americans survived, no one is giving ANY credit to President Obama or Defense Secretary Gates. Instead, the TV chatter and the #tcot Tweets seems to be focused on the need to arm these cargo ships so they can defend themselves against future attacks. They also are demanding the U.S. defy resolutions from the U.N.

Now imagine if this naval operation had not gone as planned. What if a Navy Seal had been killed or what if Captain Phillips was killed. Can you imagine the outrage and attacks which would be aimed at President Obama and his administration? Continue reading

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Follow me on Twitter

I figure if Twitter is good enough for Jeff Frederick, then it’s good enough for me. (So today, I joined the Twitter conversation.) It turns out a lot of Virgina’s politicians are on Twitter – not just the man who tweeted away the GOP’s chance at controlling the Virginia Senate. Continue reading

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Nice to Tweet You, Jeff Frederick!

According to reports by Not Larry Sabato, Talking Points Memo, Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire, The Huffington Post, Venture Beat and now MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Jeff “Disarray” Frederick accidentally tipped off Democratic Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw to secret plans by Democratic Senator Ralph Northam to caucus with the Virginia Senate Republicans. Continue reading

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