All eyes on Artur Davis at GOP convention
Former Alabama congressman on why he switched parties
- Duration 6:36
- Date Aug 28, 2012
Former Alabama congressman on why he switched parties
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Other gentleman who created sort of rock played her -- political community.
This former democratic congressman who has been among those speaking on behalf of Barack Obama forty year.
Returning this time didn't stay on the defensive side.
-- Republicans that were stuck with this new partner -- -- -- lost.
But of course you know by now that he famously abandoned the president had said that he would be supporting -- speaking on behalf this week.
-- -- -- -- -- Honored to have -- Davis the former Alabama democratic congressman with a right now.
-- -- -- -- Music and I've got all of them in America.
America that is -- Yahoo!'s sales Republicans don't dance and that adds up and go to that -- now we got to decent settlement that the what is -- Feeling when you -- this building in this arena.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- No you know I'm someone who loves politics.
So when you walk into a political convention -- There's -- sense of adrenaline you get the people who are down there that floor and maybe minus the singer's.
Are people who are the most passionate filed an American politics and their counterparts -- -- -- at Charlotte next week.
But these are the people who do work.
It's the people who organize.
And deceive them come together and show listening kind of entertaining it's exciting it was someone that cares about American democracy because -- adrenaline when you walk in the.
That's got to be any New York district -- because in your remarks that are planned this week you're gonna need to know why I -- it like he went for Barack Obama.
Tools Ronnie Bryant and whoa ready you've got the criticism.
From Democrats including just today the board member Congressional Black Caucus that lasted a little bowl but like he -- -- reason buddies.
Well first of all there's very little about me and this speech tonight does all the one -- about me this week is not about me.
As far as the CBC a letter to day here's what -- 41 members of the CBC.
-- -- in the -- is that -- So that was so bad about not signing on the Mac you learn from reading logos like oh that's interesting so you read much more than more than happy did not -- -- -- -- -- -- did -- side of the look let's put Dennis.
-- the people who -- Try to get some publicity -- -- have -- personal axes to grind somber genuinely passionately and they're really motivated.
And I understand their motivation and the ones who -- -- and sincere in that letter.
They love President Obama.
Thanks very much believe that the idea that Barack Obama needs be reelected.
And they -- a special quality.
So what does the -- loyalty they -- toward Barack Obama.
As big suddenly open.
I don't share that sentiment -- they did wrong headed.
Limited access the right and I think the president.
He had four years later there's been a Dicey for everything you went online to be in numbers it's still get hold 9596%.
Of the African.
-- an iconic figure of the black and -- Africa the man.
Here is the history you play it and they're revered big sample that he had much else that they -- -- a -- -- parent's role model.
Oh good one -- admiration there.
We are the women Powell runs for the people who don't feel the same way well -- -- Republicans -- black Republican.
There must be something in the water congress because you know early breast.
Republican governor despite statements speak at the Democratic Convention we'll -- sort of stuff isn't new but it does seem to be taking up.
What's happened to party loyalty or is it party.
This -- me I would do well -- we are developing into -- left to right system in this program for a very long time they're lovely.
Wing of the Republican Party that was -- that.
Moderate wing of the Democratic Party them.
-- -- You know one.
Republicans -- -- -- -- See over there guess what I'm -- right of center late night person.
As a right of seven million person I don't need to be in Charlotte next week -- -- the big.
When I caught up with a former Florida governor.
Jeb Bush about that -- He was very disparaging other I don't know what you can hear what these things as I can create my heart disease from a governor.
-- -- -- Did you make -- your successor Charlie Crist governor.
Coming out and -- doing just leave the democratic.
And heavy thrown its support behind.
You can make it up.
You can't make up for the -- season.
Organize his life around his personal ambition.
And he -- a primary where he was the odds -- favor and didn't offer a compelling reason to be elected to the senate Marco -- Then beat him in the general -- now.
Find a way to get back into the political game has nothing ludicrous idea.
I was that you congressman are you gonna get the same type of reaction next week Dennis.
Oh sure because that's the way McCain works -- -- I don't know much about Charlie dressed but I'll make this point you can look at my record and I would -- conservative Democrats.
I voted on social issue.
Coughlin -- Republicans.
How is the most conservative member of the congressional black hawk got everything we hear us surf.
Head to our wives.
And look at Charlie -- record when he runs for governor democratic -- -- name and they can make an evaluation.
-- -- Matches up with his record in the last ten years I -- -- where I am matches up -- my record.
But you know what some people make -- a great set -- best partisans -- the cigarette -- -- people started out.
That is -- -- politics of love -- -- the thing.
Nine yards -- isn't very good CO thank you thank you very much.
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