Democratic West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Says He Won’t Attend the Democrat National Convention Because He Has Serious Problems With Obama
What happened to the slobbering love affair with Barack Obama? President Obama may have to worry about dissension in the Democrat ranks in 2012.
And so it begins, Democrats start running away from Barack Obama in order to get elected.
Democratic West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says that he will not attend the Democrat National Convention where he is actually an automatic superdelegate. Tomblin states that he has serious problems with president Barack Obama. Yea, his problem is that he is the Governor of West Virginia facing a challenge this year and has to stay as far away from Obama as humanly possible or face defeat. However, Tomblin is not the only Democrat politician skipping the Democrat National Convention in North Carolina. The Hill is reporting that Democrat Senator Joe Manchin and Rep. Nick Rahall will also be avoiding the Convention.
Tomblin is an automatic superdelegate to the Democratic National Convention. He says his time is best spent working in West Virginia, not attending the four-day political rally in Charlotte, N.C.
In West Virginia’s presidential primary, Tomblin refused to say whether he voted for Obama.
Tomlbin isn’t alone in sitting this one out – West Virginia’s Sen. Joe Manchin and congressman Nick Rahall say they don’t plan to attend the convention, either.
Each of the three faces a Republican.
The Lonely Conservative linked, thanks!
Posted June 18, 2012 by Scared Monkeys
2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Blue Dog Democrats, Democratic National Convention, Democrats, Government, Governors, Joe Manchin (D-WV), Obamanation, Presidential Election, WTF | 3 comments
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If the Governor expects to continue in office, he had better distance himself from Obama. If not, he too will be without a job in the very near future.
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