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It's Over: West Concedes

HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:53 AM
"Get yourself educated and take a good look at just which party DID THE MOST TO ERASE RACISM - REPUBLICAN." Now get yourself educated past the 1960s so you understand how a Republican Party that did indeed have much to be proud of altered its character and its composition by pandering to disaffected racists with the Southern Strategy. Interesting how conservatives -- who are bound and determined to believe what they want to believe -- never want to acknowledge THAT unpleasant history..

After a long two week recount battle, Col. Allen West has conceded to Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy in the race for Florida's 18th congressional district. West issued a statement early this morning on his Facebook page about his decision, strongly emphasizing his campaign's efforts to preserve a fair and clean democratic process.

For two weeks since Election Day, we have been working to ensure every vote is counted accurately and fairly.  We have made progress towards that goal, thanks to the dedication of our supporters and their unrelenting efforts to protect the integrity of the democratic...

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