(CNN) – Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., told CNN's Ashleigh Banfield that he has no regrets about saying the military service of his his opponent, Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, is "all she talks about," and that outrage over his remarks "is a manufactured issue."
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Good luck to Tammy Duckworth. Hope she wins. That Walsh person sounds like a man who is full of himself and needs to be kicked in the backside and voted out of Congress and off the planet.
Look I know that not everyone agrees with my politics. It is just a fact of political life some agree, some do not. But I cannot imagine anyone liberal, conservative or in between that would not recognize this SOB as living proof that horses asses out number horses.
Two years ago I lost one brother who was a Vietnam Veteran and two (2) weeks ago I lost another brother who was also a Veteran. Five of my six brothers served in our Military, so when you dishonor our Military men and women you have no honor. P.S. I don't know whether my deceased brothers were Democrats or Republicans but I do know they served the country they loved.
These are the type of leaders the tea party is following..
Ronald Reagan must be turning in his grave...
This ranting, hyperactive lunatic is considered the 'tip of the spear' for the tea party.
What I don't get is Mr. Walsh's claim that she doesn't say where she stands. Five minutes on google and I found her site (which has a dearth of info about her views), 2 videos of speeches where she talked about what should would do, and multiple newspaper articles. Does she it seem she flaunts her military service? Maybe, but I really don't think so, because she comes from a military family is military and married military. I have many friends who are from military families and it is a completely different mindset. And even if she does flaunt it, you know what, she gets too. She put her country before her own life, which I think is a bit more honorable then holding out on thousands of dollars of child support payments like Mr. Walsh.
I have always felt that if in todays political fights, that if we were to find a GOP political flunky that served in the armed forces it would be more than likely a Woman.GOP males have an aversion to fighting wars ,their preference is to start them and send other peoples kids to get killed and wounded.
Economy is trouble BECAUSE 2 WARS, TRICKLE DOWN nonsense. Lack of educated guys like myview idiot., ok, this nation needs education, oil independence. Ok, which Obama is focusing, ok., yes on obama12.
He is a walking time bomb.
The destruction of the Republican Party is being sown from within. A couple more election cycles and Republicans will be a permanent minority party.
Where is Senator McCain? Has he commented on this topic? Just wondering.......
There are an awful lot of Congressmen who deserve to be beaten in November and this guy tops the list!
I find nothing patriotic about the current day republican party and am proud to now be an independent voter. I will seek out candidates who are not extremist fanatics and demonstrate common sense. Unfortunately, this eliminates most of the members of today's republican party.
Mr. Walsh is having a hard time dealing with this candidate. People immediately know that she has been in battle just because of her injuries. He needs to get the discussion going in another direction and he is not able to do that. Bet that makes him mad.
Hilarious how some GOP commenters on here are so embarrassed by Walsh that they are trying to dig up anything about the President to compare him with Walsh. Stop tying. Walsh should resign. Majority have voted.
You know Republicans as a liberal I can see that Clinton was a sleeze while in office. And as soon as I knew of John Edwards love affairand his lies he was history in my book. Every Democrat caught lieing or being a sleeze should be shunned by everyone. So why is it Republicans never throw out and condemn their creeps? Instead you guys seem to go conveniently blind. Democrats once a Democratic politician fairly is shown to be a creep we throw him under the bus gladly and move on.... defending Walsh makes the whole Republican party look like zombie sheep instead of rational thinkers....Just saying
Mr. Bush insinuated that Mr. McCain was mentally unstable during their run at the White House together. Mr. Bush won that contest with his usual character assassination and innuendo. Mr. Walsh needs some counseling and perhaps a stint in the county jail for failure to pay child support. REAL men take care of their responsibilites.
Walsh is a good example of why I changed parties. The GOP is becoming the party of morons.
Why did I KNOW, even before I looked his record up, that joe walsh is just another squawking conservative/republican/tea bagger chickenhawk who never served in the US military?
And why is "fair and balanced" fox news NOT reporting this?
If a democrat had said that same things about a republican veteran it would be all they bleat about!
Another thing about Joe Walsh ... nothing is ever his fault. His, "... manufactured issue." remark is typical of the way Walsh deflects things that blow up in his face. In his little world there is always someone else to blame.