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Liberty -vs- Tyranny
|Rep. Allen West (R- FL)|
Maybe according to some this patriotic congressmen was over the top. To others he is spot on. So, who has the right take on his recent remarks? You, the independent, libertarian, classical liberal, and conservative readers be the final judge.
Huff Post Politics - Speaking to a Lincoln Day Dinner in West Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County GOP, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla) fired off a humdinger of a line that within minutes drew recriminations from Democrats on Twitter.
"We need to let President Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, (audience boos) and my dear friend the chairman of the Democrat National Committee, we need to let them know that Florida ain't on the table," West said. "Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else. You can take it to Europe, you can take it to the bottom of the sea, you can take it to the North Pole, but get the hell out of the United States of America."
Following cheers, West added, "Yeah I said 'hell.'"
Moments after the quote was mentioned on Twitter, former Reid spokesman Jim Manley responded via his own Twitter feed: "Me to allen west. You first asshole."
And they say politics is getting more acrimonious.
I'll give you one guess on which side of the debate I'll land on.