Rep. West: 'This is what happens in the age of Obama'
Florida congressman resonds to attack ads
- Duration 5:53
- Date Aug 16, 2012
Florida congressman resonds to attack ads
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Republican congressman Allen west is outraged over a new political led that the takes him punching.
Grandma and two white women and children and he says it's downright racist let's take a look at -- -- Allen wins fancies himself thank you maybe some.
Waste his -- to seniors.
-- to end Medicare as we know it.
For huge cuts in women's health care funding.
And he's -- middle class families by supporting -- budget plan.
-- would cut taxes on the rich while eliminating our tax breaks for college tuition and mortgages have a list as a -- around right.
But it's time for -- to fight back and nothing that congress once in from.
-- considering colonel west is a Republican by the way a war hero it's not surprising that the NAACP says the video contains no stereo types therefore is not racist at all joining me now the man at the center.
Of this ridiculous attack head Florida congressman and colonel Allen west -- -- the back to the program congratulations on -- -- primary wins are.
Thanks so much on supplies -- to be with you -- let's let's start with this ad you're punching grandma you're punching a young woman get punching children.
You said you think this is racist explain.
Well first of all it has me with a gold tooth and I think you conceived from my smile about don't have a gold tooth I think that that is.
And then of course having me is African American male punching a white senior woman and then another white woman.
That is definitely not a cost with the values that I stand for of America between three years so wife still has an MBA and -- PHC have two daughters nineteen to fifteen.
I don't believe in violence against women.
But this is what happens -- when you're in the age of Obama in the age with a liberal progressives cannot talk about the issues that cannot run on any type of record.
We cannot talk about the economy the debt and deficit.
So these are the type of attacks against your character in the lies today put out there.
And imaginative Paul Ryan's ran an ad like this imagine.
If -- Paul Ryan said what Joseph Biden said let's roll this tape.
He's -- -- the big banks once again write their own rules.
They're gonna -- you all back in cheese.
Wall Street put you all back and change you know.
It like Al Gore before him like Hillary Clinton before the cadence everything changes predominately African American audience.
What he is all right.
Osama Paul Ryan said that they -- just go apple perhaps who apoplectic.
But not too long ago I made -- a speech the kick off open port saint -- the talked about this growing economic dependency class -- we have.
The 45% increase in food stamps not point three million more Americans of poverty.
And I say that thousand new form of -- -- met him and of course everyone on the left went absolutely idiotic and it's hard to condemn me about bringing up the Specter of slavery.
You don't think regardless of -- of -- pursuit they don't the first African American.
Governor in the country Douglas wilder I got to give him a lot of credit.
One of the few Democrats have the moral integrity.
To -- to call this out what it was let's -- this thing.
When you make a statement that's they are going to put you all.
Back in showing interest -- as I'm okay narco -- to me.
And then an accident sanity now I don't do it but we'll work it we'll work through it but -- goal.
Will be in chains that the slavery is nothing to joke about.
And the the history of this nation's involvement with -- with slavery is nothing to pass off and a joke.
Why is there this double standard.
Why do you think there.
Well it's very simple -- you don't hold yourself to any standards whatsoever the special live honor integrity character.
And I think -- when you look at how they come after black conservatives myself Tim Scott Condoleezza Rice Thomas -- Walter Williams.
We intimidate them and they're afraid of us because more of us that are able to stand up on our own.
And talk about the failures of liberal progressive policies especially toward the black community.
When you look and see that my wife and -- all -- represent 28%.
Of a black family that you know with their children -- their home.
When you look at 14% unemployment in the black community 40% unemployment for black teenagers they don't wanna talk about that they definitely don't want to have individuals.
Take a stand up on their own.
You know look at myself coming on the inner city of Atlanta Georgia 22 year career united states military.
And now when United States member of congress about -- it was at the highest per capita zip code in this country.
What -- brother and I keep saying this when the sleazy used slimy is smear campaigns that I've seen in my lifetime -- let let's go back and look at how Hillary and Bill Clinton.
Or reacting to the tactics of Bob Barack Obama wants -- stroller space.
-- Shame on you Barack Obama it is time he ran a campaign consistent with your messages in public.
That's what I expect from you meet me in Ohio let's have a debate about -- -- I think that they played the race card army and we now know.
Probably the most in the camp -- and everything that they plan to do it all -- Article in the race -- have they played it does Joseph Biden played it.
Of course they have that's one of things -- to do they wanna make sure that they can get that large.
Voting electorate out there from the different communities they look at us as collectors not as individuals.
And you have to understand this is going to continue to it to happen.
And the president emanating from Chicago is all about Chicago style politics it's about fear and intimidation is about lies and deceit.
Colonel congressman thanks for being -- -- -- not.