September 25th, 2010
As the Obama administration and the Congressional Democrats cower in front of Republicans, its a pleasure to see Alan Grayson take them on directly. I’m well aware that there are limits to Grayson’s positions. In particular, he does seem afraid of the pro-Israel lobby. But, still, he stands head and shoulders above most politicians today, who don’t know how to talk to anyone but lobbyists, wealthy contributors, and their fellow spineless colleagues.It’s a pleasure to see a politician willing to fight for something, other than making the wealthy wealthier. Here’s his latest add:
Here’s what Digby said about the ad:
I’m sure people will call for the smelling salts over this ad — it’s quite shrill after all, but it’s finally got the local press looking into Webster’s extremist views. This is what’s known as aggressive, hardball progressive politics. It’s not something you see every day.
Here’s Grayson’s ad in its entirety. There’s not an untruth in it: