Rove Goes to Bat For Dems – Demands Witchcraft Explanation From O'Donnell
Karl Rove, a democrat’s new best friend, attacked Christine O’Donnell again today.
The former top Bush aide is demanding that the conservative Republican explain her witchcraft comment from eleven years ago to voters.
Politics Daily reported:
Karl Rove, political mastermind for former President George W. Bush, said Sunday that Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Party insurgent who won an upset victory in Delaware for the GOP Senate nomination, “can’t simply ignore” the controversy stirred over the disclosure that she “dabbled in witchcraft” and has to find a way to “explain it and put it in its most sympathetic light and move on.”
“In southern Delaware, where there are a lot of church-going people, they’re probably going to want to know what was that all about,” Rove said on “Fox News Sunday.” “And again, she said it on television when she went on the … the Bill Maher show.”
Rove was referring to an October 1999 appearance O’Donnell made on Maher’s “Politically Incorrect” show where she said,” I dabbled into witchcraft — I never joined a coven. … One of my first dates with a witch was on a satanic altar, and I didn’t know it.” O’Donnell had been on Maher’s show frequently in the 1990s, and Maher has said he is going to show an O’Donnell clip each week until she agrees to appear again.
Let’s get this straight. Christine O’Donnell actually won her primary. But Karl Rove began actively campaigning for the Democrat in Delaware the day after O’Donnell won, when there was no other GOP candidate to back, when the voters had already decided, and blaming her for supposedly squandering a GOP Senate majority.
Lisa Murkowski lost her primary. Yet she is running as a write-in candidate, for no reason she can publicly justify. She is a spoiler who is likely to cause the loss of a GOP Senate seat.
Yet where is the full-throated assault on Lisa Murkowski by the GOP leadership?
Related… Zombie is running a Christine O’Donnell – Jimmy Carter Quote Contest.