As the Democratic establishment rallied around Brooklyn Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries’ congressional campaign, a number of forces weighed in. Among them was the progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org, which sent an email to its supporters declaring Mr. Jeffries opponent, Councilman Charles Barron, was “unfit to serve.”
“But what Barron doesn’t want you to know is that rather than actually trying to fix problems, he’s spent his career specializing in divisive, offensive, and just plain outrageous statements and behavior,” the email declared, for example.
MoveOn.org will not be throwing a retirement party for Ed Towns. Instead, the message of the lefty cyber community is simple: ”Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.”
“MoveOn members are excited to hear that after too many years opposing the interests of the 99%, Rep. Ed Towns has finally decided to retire,” says the group in his official statement. “From his vote for CAFTA to his opposition to a free and open Internet, Rep. Towns had long ago stopped fighting for working families so he can support corporate special interests instead.”
Prior to Mitt Romney’s fundraiser at the Waldorf Astoria this afternoon, the liberal group MoveOn sent out emails announcing their intention to meet Mr. Romney with “dozens of activists” shortly after 1 p.m. MoveOn’s missive promised the “great visuals” of this cadre of demonstrators carrying signs bearing the slogan “Greed Is Good” alongside the Read More