Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Bush & DeVos to Raise Money for Walberg, Knollenberg

Michigan Republicans have given up on McCain and are concentrating their damage control efforts on saving Tim Walberg and Joe Knollenberg. Turtle Power Pete gives up the goods -

The cash is slated for the National Republican Congressional Committee, which has keen interest in a pair of races where GOP incumbents could be in trouble.

"Raising money for the NRCC is very important," said U.S. Rep. Peter Hoekstra, R-Holland.

And then he throws George Bush right under the bus.

Hoekstra acknowledged there is little Bush can do to help GOP presidential nominee McCain.

"I don't want people looking at a John McCain presidency through the lenses of George Bush. I don't think there's going to be a lot of people listening to President Bush."

Ouch. That's gotta hurt. But Pete & Dick will put aside their egos (yeah, right) and ambitions to support those who have supported the disastrous policies of George Bush - which really doesn't make a lot of sense when you think about it, but after all, DeVos and Hoekstra are disciples of Bush as well, they just aren't being made to pay the price for it this year. We have to wait until 2010.

Hoekstra said he planned to attend, despite occasional friction between him and DeVos as both mull a run for governor in 2010.

"Most likely I will be there. It's the president of the United States who is going to come to town. Dick and I are friends.

"Dick and I are doing absolutely everything we can to help a Republican ticket win in Michigan this fall."

Donations at Dick's house start at $5,000 a head. Hey, it's expensive to buy a Republican government that can turn around and hand the taxpayers the bill with a straight face. Prices are going up there too, you know.

Fortunately, there are alternatives, and you don't have to mingle with a bunch of hypocritical rich folks.

Mark Schauer Act Blue Page.

Gary Peters Act Blue Page.

Today is the last major filing deadline, so iffin' you want to send a message to George, Dick, Pete, Tim & Joe...