Political grandstanding from Luttrell. What's the latest on Republican Bill Giannini's situation?
Clearly Tennessee is out of touch with mainstream national political thought at this time. Democrats and President Obama received an resounding mandate from the nation.
Unfortunately, the local Democratic Party is responsible for the own failures. Basically you have Memphis Democrats who support Shelby County Republicans in every election cycle. They rather support their political cronies and friends than support Democrats. The list is to long to post. But they know who they are.
Harold Ford Jr. Would be a huge mistake for party chairman. He basically used Tennessee for his failed national political ambitions. He needs to stay in New York.
It is politicians like Shea Flinn that have destroyed the Tennessee Democratic Party. Flinn as of late has been endorsing local Republicans for county-wide office. This makes him a Republican. Memphis Democrats are of the mainstream of national democrats.
The old guard needs to get of the way and let the younger progressives take over the political leadership of Memphis.
The answer for Democrats is not to support entitled wealthy Republicans like Bill Haslam. The solution is to organize the Democratic coalition to be more competitive in statewide races. But thanks to nominal democrats like Flinn, the party will be in the wilderness for years to come.
It really is shame that such money is wasted on fruitless and empty causes. The poverty rate in Memphis is sky high.
How about the Republicans have a fundraiser that has a moral compass?
Who is going to speak for the 47% of Memphis?
Pro-life liberal Steve Mulroy in a photograph with pro-life Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan. Here is the proof Planned Parenthood. Mulroy sold out the women of Memphis.
No wonder the Democratic Party is in shambles in Memphis. The rest of the country is moving towards the Democratic Party. Memphis Democrats are moving to toward the Tennessee Republican Party.
No principles whatsover!
It looks like the Shelby County and Tennessee Republican Parties have thrown Richard Holden under the bus. I do not think Holden should be the scapegoat for all the problems at the election commission. I believe more resignations are in order. John Ryder is a Republican political figure who is the election commission's lawyer. He should resign as well. The whole election commission should resign too.
Everyone knows the Election Commission dominated by the Republican Party. The voter ID law was enacted to keep Democrats from voting in Tennessee elections.
Democrats need to stand up and call for an investigation of the election commission before November.
It is said to see that nepotism is alive and well at the Memphis Flyer.
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