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Allen West Won't Run Again

bbtruth Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 6:58 PM
Voter fraud didn't cause Allen West to lose, though it was a factor. Redistricting certainly didn't help Mr. West, but still, that is not why he lost. At 35 years old, I barely recognize this country. It most certainly has changed, and not for the better. I'm not surprised any more, but just in this comment section alone, there are numerous times Mr. West's beliefs are referred to as "extreme" or "radically right
After a close election and a drawn-out recount process, former Congressman Allen West has said he has no plans to run again for office. The Congressman from Florida was popular around the country with grassroots conservatives and made waves on multiple occasions for provocative rhetoric, but nonetheless failed to garner the votes necessary for re-election.

“My commitment is to the future of the next generation of Americans,” West told the [Palm Beach Post]. “So if all you want to know is if I am running for Congressional District 18, the answer is no. My sights and objectives,...