Blogcon 11 Interview: Karen Harrington (R CAND, FL-20 Primary)

That would be the district currently Occupied by Debbie Wasserman Schultz; at least, it is when DWS has time to spare from being Barack Obama’s trained seal at the DNC.  As you might imagine, there’s little love lost between me and the Congresswoman, so when The Shark Tank‘s Javier Manjarres offered to get me an interview with potential challenger Karen Harrington at Blogcon 11 I was happy to agree.  Karen and I talked a bit on the convention, and the Florida race:

Karen’s site is here: bear in mind that the Florida redistricting process is by no means complete, and will undoubtedly end with (metaphorical) blood on the sand, thanks to the need to create two new Congressional Districts.

Moe Lane (crosspost)

Rep Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D, FL-20): veterans not worth protecting?

Now, you can be for or against hate-crime legislation as you choose: whichever side of the argument you’re on, it can’t be denied that there’s an argument going on. But I think it’s just a little disingenuous to be quite this resentful when somebody like Tom Rooney uses your own logic in ways that you don’t like. Even if it does mean adding military veterans as a protected class against hate crimes.

I mean: really, Debbie. Going on the record like that?

Rep. Wasserman-Schultz, of course, has been playing the equivocator game for a while now; from the Iraq War to the Florida Three to the Clinton/Obama endorsement she’s shown no little skill in being on the right side at just the right moment. Probably what’s happening here: now that the GOP caucus is at its currently-low levels, she’s going to have to find some new friends. Which means netroots. Which, of course, means being anti-military.

Pity. Not really surprising, but still a pity.

Contact info after the fold.  Hey, you never know.

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