Chris Carney betrays Blue America

Our Blue America Pac raises a lot of money for candidates and Howie does a fine job of fleshing out their positions before we green-light any of them. When it comes time to vote on an issue we obviously monitor how they vote and if they are being truthful to us. Chris Carney betrayed our trust and Howie tells us why:

We don't expect the men and women we support to necessarily support the same position we do on every single vote. But even in the short time Chris Carney has been in Congress, he has moved further and further away from all the other Blue America endorses who won seats. In terms of supporting progressive issues in general, he has established himself at the bottom of the barrel among the freshmen, along with candidates we chose not to endorse, like Jason Altmire (PA), Rahm Emanuel's Heath Shuler (NC), Nick Lampson (TX) and Brad Ellsworth (IN). Some of us were disappointed but none of the writers at DownWithTyranny, Firedoglake or Crooks & Liars chose to castigate Carney. And then something happened that has made us decide to speak up. We realized Chris Carney lied to us…read on

Please read the full post and keep it as a recommended diary over at Kos. Howie has cross posted at FDL about this also…


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