According to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), they have a rock-solid strategy to defeating Republican congressional candidate and U.S. Army veteran, Brian Mast, in Florida’s 18th congressional district.
The plan: Paint Brian Mast as a Donald Trump/Allen West right-wing extremist.
DCCC spokesman Jermaine House, has pointed out that Mast has endorsed Donald Trump and has express respect and praise for former Rep. Allen West.
According to secretly-leaked DCCC records, Democrats believe that Trump, who they believe hates Mexicans, is Satan himself. Just a few years back, Allen West was seen as the Anti-Christ for carrying around a copy of the U.S. Constitution in his jacket pocket and supporting the Tea Party movement.
Ok, we are just kidding. DCCC documents saying these things weren’t leaked.
But painting Mast, whose mother was of Mexican-descent, as an extremist is going to take some very delicate maneuvering by Democrats considering that Mast is a decorated war hero that walks around with two prosthetic legs.
When Democrats narrowly defeated West in 2012 they used his own words against him. Democrats also tried to use West’s retirement from the U.S. Army in their favor, saying that the retired Lt. Colonel all-but tortured an Iraqi spy by shooting off an handgun near his head.
Yes, Allen West did shoot off a gun near that individuals head to make him divulge information that led to the neutralizing of an insurgent ambush point. West’s actions saved American lives.
What are they going to use against Mast?
Are they going to say that Mast was careless for setting off an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that took off his legs and one digit on his left hand, and that such carelessness is not tolerated in the U.S. Congress?
If anything, Republicans and Conservatives should take issue with Mast for driving around in some Prius-type hybrid chick car. At least Allen West drives a Hummer.