Former Republican congressman John Hostettler is challenging Blue Dog Sen. Evan Bayh by caricaturing him as a wild-eyed, Harry Reid-loving, tax-raising liberalsocialistfascist.
In a YouTube video, Hostettler repeatedly ties Bayh to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, blaming the pair for what he calls a failed economic stimulus package.Hmm. And here I thought that positioning yourself as a "centrist Democrat" always eager to sell your party out in the name of "bipartisanship" was the best way to keep the GOP from caricaturing you as a wild-eyed, Harry Reid-loving, tax-raising liberalsocialistfascist.
“Hoosiers need real jobs created by real companies that are not taxed and regulated to death by new big government boondoggles like government-run health care and cap-and-trade,” Hostettler says. “These new programs will only push jobs out of Indiana.”
Could it be that nothing will keep the Republicans from doing that? Could it be that the best way to win as a Democrat is to govern like a Democrat and produce results for your constituents?
I guess we'll see.