Skip to comments.Help fight the right-wing smear of Robert Byrd (you dastardly Freepers!)
Posted on 08/16/2005 9:45:44 AM PDT by pabianice
Senator Robert C. Byrd has spent 47 years serving the people of West Virginia and the nation with great skill and dedication, and he has often been a profile in courage. In recent years, for example, he has stood eloquently by his values and opposed the Iraq War, at a time when many others were silent.
Even now, as Republican smear groups circle his re-election campaign and attack his principled position, he refuses to be silent. He has encouraged us all to live up to our responsibilities as Americans, and he has helped us immensely.
Now, he needs our help, and I hope you will join me in supporting his campaign for re-election in 2006.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee is spending a significant part of its multi-million dollar war chest to blanket West Virginia in a TV assault that distorts and attacks Senator Byrd's dedication to our country.
We can't let that happen. Please make a contribution to his campaign, and help him obtain the funds he needs to fight back effectively.
The Republican Party has chosen the wrong target. Senator Byrd is a unique public servant whose proven dedication, leadership ability, hard work, and outstanding record for the people of West Virginia are legendary.
He'll stand up to the attacks against him with the same vigor and passion he has shown in the Senate for nearly five decades. But we cannot let him walk alone into this battle.
Let's all join together and help Senator Byrd respond to the smear tactics of the Republican Party:
As Americans and as Democrats, it is our duty to protect honorable politicians like Senator Byrd from baseless attacks designed to confuse the voters of West Virginia and distract them from what is needed to make their lives better.
The Republican leadership is abusing their power to use the Senate as a weapon to enforce their ideology. And, they are trying to do the same in West Virginia by smearing Senator Byrd. We cannot let them dismantle the Senate to serve their goals - and we cannot let them attack public servants like Senator Byrd.
We have to stop the Republican defamers from silencing his powerful voice in 2006 to advance their own agenda. You can help him win a well-deserved victory in the coming campaign. Please make your contribution now:
I'm down to my last $10 million in daddy's bootlegging money. Please help!
Make sure Senator Byrd continues to serve our Party--and our country. Join me in support for this truly great American.
Thank you for doing as much as you can in this all-important effort. You'll be glad you did, and so will the country.
Edward M. Kennedy
Ted Kennedy knows integrity.
yeah sure swimmer....check's in the mail....(holding sides while laughing)
In Kennedyspeak that means "has often raised taxes."
To Kennedy, participating in a campaign for someone other than a democrat is considered "a smear campaign".
"a profile in courage"
Teddy, you puke, how can these words pass your gills?
If anyone is qualified to approve of overlooking the KKK, it is Ted Kennedy. He has a lot of experience at having things "overlooked".
Actually, it's moot..Sheets is going to retire...
Says uncle Ted.
Nothing like a murderer defending a Klansman.
Neck brace photo.
You gotta check this out!!
How dare anyone attack the Grand Kleagle of Pork.
It isn't a smear to remind people that Byrd was a proud and active member of the Ku Klux Klan. It isn't a smear to remind people that a young woman drowned in a drunk's car.
Bobby Byrd...just another boy from the hood.
We need to oust Sheets and his whole Kla -- er, clan.
Byrd recruited for a kinder, gentler Klan.
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