Certain so-called Republicans seem hell bent on re-electing Obama. Iowa State Senator, Kent Sorenson is one of them. For those who may not have heard, yet, Kent Sorenson, a Bachmann campaign Iowa co-chairman, defected from Bachmann and has endorsed Ron Paul in Des Moines, Iowa. Just hours prior, he had appeared with Bachmann in a campaign event. He hadn’t told the Bachmann campaign that he was going to take such action. The Bachmann campaign has alleged that Sorenson was paid money to do so. Sorenson denies it.
These are not the actions of an honest man. An honest man would have spoke to Bachmann prior to making such an announcement. A man with a conscience wouldn’t have done this in the late hour in the run-up to the Iowa caucus. In his refutation of the accusation he stated, “Sorenson said he had only one conversation with Bachmann on Wednesday. She said “Hi, Kent,” and he replied “Hi, Michele,” he recounted. “If they want to resort to these type of desperate attacks, that’s fine,” Sorenson said. “I believe that my character stands for itself.” Yes, Kent, I believe it does.
So Kent, you couldn’t be bothered to let Michelle know you were going to take such action? Too busy helping her campaign? Or, were you then working on behalf of Ron Paul? Yes, your character stands for itself, and it doesn’t look good. Quisling and Arnold come to mind. Delusional is another one. He rationalized his actions by stating, “She is not in the top tier.” “She is not in a position to beat Mitt Romney. We are. …” Assuming the “We” means the Paul campaign, this moron thinks Paul actually has a chance at getting the Republican nomination. He doesn’t. Of course, given this man’s apparently lack of loyalty and decency, “we” could mean anybody who change$ his mind.
Look, no one cares who a person supports, and anybody can change their mind about who they support. But, the way it came about and the actions of this man are simply not acceptable. His work for Bachmann, and her standing in the polls in Iowa, shows that this man’s work was either ineffectual, or he intentionally engaged in a form of subterfuge.
For the record, at the moment I’m supporting Santorum, but, I’ll rally behind any opponent of Obama.
Ron Paul should distance himself from this person. The Republican party should distance themselves from this person. The state of Iowa should recall this person. The Bachmann campaign should have reacted in a different manner, but given the surprise of finding out a campaign co-chair had suddenly switched sides without informing Bachmann, it was an understandable reaction to such treachery. What they should have stated, ……. “We’ve long felt that there were forces working against us in Iowa, it turns out we had a person in our own campaign who was actively engaged in working against us. Good riddance.”
People, character matters. It always does. I am thoroughly disgusted that this person considers himself a conservative. By association, I am tainted, as is anyone else who calls themselves a conservative. I can hardly wait to shower the stench off. This moron isn’t part of what I believe. And this is what is reaped when the moral ambiguity of pure libertarian thought isn’t weighted by the confines of a conscience. You end up with scumbags with no loyalty or sense of commitment or obligation. Mr. Sorenson, your actions have harmed the entire Republican party and does assist President Obama’s reelection effort. Thanks, you complete imbecile.