On this day in history, the House Un-American Activities Committee convened, to root out undercover Communism in Hollywood. Fifty years later, the Communists run run the place and 49% of Democrats say they have a favorable opinion of socialism.
Despite Webb’s reputation for being a “conservative Democrat”, he voted as a party-line progressive Democrat and Harry Reid loyalist while he was in the Senate.
He evoked pity as he struggled for time to speak at last week’s Democratic Presidential debate. His misfortune is that the DNC has rigged the nomination process to favor a slick lawyer grifter granny mired in scandal who lies like a rug.
"I fully accept that my views on many issues are not compatible with the power structure of the Democratic Party,” Webb said in an interview today telling reporters that instead he will gauge support in the coming weeks for a possible White House bid as an independent candidate.
Jimbo, don’t waste your time. If the Democrats wouldn’t give you the time of day before what makes you think things will be any different just because you dropped the D after your name? He told the National Press Club he wasn’t going away. Jim, honey, your last best option really is to go away and stay away.
#JimWebb: "I'm pulling out of the presidential race." Everybody: "You were in it?" pic.twitter.com/3txnlzi1Kk— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Cosby_) October 20, 2015