Skip to comments.Arthur Davis, Former Black Caucus Member, Switches to GOP
Posted on 05/30/2012 10:29:51 AM PDT by Justaham
Arthur Davis was first elected to Congress from Alabama in 2002. The Harvard Law School grad was quickly tapped as a rising star among Democrats. He became a Senior Whip for the caucus, co-chair the New Democrat Coalition and even headed up the Southern region for the Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee. His eight years in Congress showed him to be a thoughtful, independent and energetic member. Yesterday, he announced he is now a Republican.
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There, I finished it for him.
Back on topic, "Welcome to the party, pal!"
And they are *allowed* to infiltrate the GOP?
There really is no difference, is there?
.... can you trust an ex-Rat politician? ...
Depends whether he’s a GOPe or a Tea man.
Hope he becomes a Mister Tea.
” he clearly is having a rethink of his parties communist party take over, for clearly the communists have take the democrat party over. “
Davis said he left for this reason.
“Rev” wright was right about one thing he said. The “chickens are coming home to roost,”
His eight years in Congress showed him to be a thoughtful, independent and energetic member.
Yep, those are the beggining signs alright. gateway signs to conservatism.
How long will it take for some idiot to post here, telling us that this switch is a very bad thing?
The guy’s still confused. He believes that the democrat party of a generation ago is subtantially different than it is today. I reckon it depends on what you call a generation. A generation ago, Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank and Fortney Stark were in the congress and Bill Clinton was President. Yeah, those were the good ole days alright!
Paging Lt. Colonial West. Cover his back.
Ronald Reagan started-out as democrat, not as a liberal! There was a diffrence back then!
Has he revoked all the leftist ideology he supported for many years?
IOW, for example, is he just moving from MN or WY because they now get 15 ft of snow every other weekend instead of the 10 ft he was accustomed to when he moved there?
Has he stood up and stated that he now realizes that the Founders created an absolute document and that a "living" Constitution has no place in a Constitutional Republic?
Has he held up any of Mark L's books and said that he has had an epiphany?
A "no" to any of these questions means, to me, that we are just getting another RINO to deal with.
One of my concerns when Democrats change party affiliations is, does the defection express a true change of heart or merely the realization that in many ways the Republican Party is the Democrat Party of 2000.
This guy seems to understand core principles better than the Republican Party Elites. Wonder which party he’ll be changing to next, when he gets a belly full of our idiots.
I am glad to see him express the views he has. Sounds like a stand up guy.
this happened when TSHTF for democraps under clintoon too
this is the first of many
and we lost our hold thanks to RINO’s so we have to watch them carefully
A "yes" to the first question and a "no" to any of the last 3 questions means, to me, that we are just getting another RINO to deal with.
The Republican party has big problems.
However, “in decline” remains to be seen.
Compared to what?
Right now they hold the House. They are within striking distance of the Senate. Their nominee sorry as he is, is tied with Obama months out from the election.
The Republican party won HUGE all over this country in state and local elections last time out. I believe they took about 700 positions away from Democrats.
Just because some are disgruntled enough to switch to third parties, that does not mean that anecdotal behavior is going to be so statistically significant that it takes down the party.
Don’t get me wrong. The party is fractured and people are extremely tense right now. And have been for several years.
But that is reflected more among a limited number of grass roots conservative activists than it is among Republicans as a whole.
It remains to be seen what will happen to this party.
This party with real problems, to be sure.
I’m sure this will be the lead story on the evening news tonight. :)
That’s actually Artur Davis, not Arthur Davis.
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