Did you ever hear the name of Dan Benishek before today?

Posted: March 21, 2010 by datechguy in opinion/news
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You are going to hear a lot of that name in the near future. Bart Stupak’s opponent for congress is picking up facebook friends like Movie producers pick up aspiring starlets.

I can almost guarantee that he will be raking in the money and will suddenly be put in a position to make a race of it.

Mr. Stupak did this to himself, if Mr. Dan Benishek becomes a congressman he should send an engraved thank you to both Mr. Stupak and President Obama.

Mr. Stupak made the mistake of becoming the face of “principled” opposition. His volte face combined with the Youtube revelation has been the gift for the radical left, it has focused anger on him.

Not the wisest move in the world.

Update: And it keeps coming

Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund President Marjorie Dannenfelser said the group was revoking its “Defender of Life” award to Stupak, which was to be awarded at its Wednesday night gala.

“We were planning to honor Congressman Stupak for his efforts to keep abortion-funding out of health care reform. We will no longer be doing so,” Dannenfelser said. “Let me be clear: any representative, including Rep. Stupak, who votes for this health care bill can no longer call themselves ‘pro-life.'”

You know in an internet age when people have credit cards, it is likely not a good idea to enrage a group of people at a time when they are most motivated to do something about it. Everything costs something.

Update 2: The text of the statement is here.

Comments
  1. Lets beat Stupak with Tom Stillings, a true conservative running for
    his seat. Make yourself a fan and contribute here to take Bart down in
    November.
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tom-Stillings-for-Congress/359528951597?v=info

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  3. nothing like the number of Facebook friends you have in order to see truly popular you are in real life.

    I’m sure Tom will be torn between who to support since he is friends with everyone.