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Allen West Pens Op-Ed, Defends Communist Comments

lizardmansc Wrote: Jun 16, 2012 1:40 AM
If it walks like a rat, smells like a rat, and looks like a Congressman, it's a Progressive Commie, socialist, RAT B-ST-RD. Thanks to Congressman West for having the courage to bring it into the Light, which is exactly the one thing vermin want to avoid. For "what part does darkness have to do with light"?

In an effort to end the drawn out kerfuffle plaguing Allen West’s every step, the Florida Congressman penned an op-ed in The Hill clarifying his recent jaw-dropping assertion that no less than 78 Democratic lawmakers in Congress are communists.

Much has been made of my recent response to a question from a constituent and assertion regarding so-called “communists” in the Congressional Progressive Caucus. I am pleased it has inspired so much passionate debate, for that was precisely the point.

When I was studying for my two master’s degrees in political science at Kansas State...