Monday, November 1, 2010

Arizona Democratic Party Reaches Into the Pocket of Bad Ideas

Posted By on Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 9:57 AM

While possibly effective, there's a danger to promoting a candidate from a different party, but that's not stopping the Arizona Democratic Party.

From the Espresso Pundit:

Wow, talk about a desperate move by those whose ideas have been rejected by the populace. The Arizona Democratic Party is sending out mail advocating for the Libertarian Candidate in CD 8 because he is the "Real Conservative."

That's an official concession in the battle of ideas. When the Democrats have a candidate as attractive as Gabby Giffords and instead of arguing that her world view is better than Jesse Kelly's world view—they argue that Steve Stolts [sic] is actually more conservative than Kelly, the Dems have shown that ideas don't matter, and they simply want to win elections.

While the argument could be made that both parties "simply want to win elections," it's hard for a party to stay idealistic when they're making a case for someone other than their own candidate.

Tags: , , , , ,

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Staff Pick

Cooking Series with Chef Debbie: Tamales!!!

Get ready for an all-out tamale party! Learn to prepare traditional red pork, chicken green chile, and… More

@ Amerind Museum Sat., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2100 N. Amerind Road, Exit 318 off Interstate 10.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Quick Bites: A Healthy Kind of Bar (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Tucson Stained Glass Brings Color to the Old Pueblo (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Cinema Clips: Loving (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Nine Questions: Sid The Kid (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation