Republican women are no pushovers.
The Florida Federation of Republican Women, Florida’s “oldest and largest grassroots organization for women in the state,” was not going to sit back and let the female leaders of the Democratic party falsely attack the state’s Republican chairman, Lenny Curry.
The group published this open letter to Democratic Chairs Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Allison Tant, and its message was loud and clear:
After a brutal political week, highlighted by amateur mistakes and the subsequent public ire correctly directed at the poor leadership of Florida Democrat Party Chair Allison Tant and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, these women resorted to inappropriately using the word ‘sexist’ in referring to Chairman Lenny Curry to divert attention from their embarrassing failures.
Women can’t have it both ways. Women of character never stoop to crying sexism without merit. It is this type of deceitful, double standard, false outcries that trivialize the word ‘sexist’ and make it even more difficult for women victims to come forward with true ethical violations.
Lenny Curry is no sexist. Most importantly, neither of these female, savvy, hard-core, liberal operatives ever uses the term unless it suits their partisan purposes.
As a nation watches the horrific events unfold in San Diego in which Mayor Filner stands accused of actually being a sexist by abusing his power with any number of women, Florida Democrat leaders remain silent on that very real issue.
Instead, they have used the “sex card” to attempt to label Chairman Curry as something he is not. Women who have actually been victimized by sexist behavior are outraged.
Ms. Tant said in her statement that Curry would never use the word “rant” to refer to a man. We recall several Democrat male leaders infamous for their media-driven “rants” including failed candidate and former DNC Chair, Howard Dean, who ranted continuously until his final ill-fated “yell” destroyed his career.
Another infamous liberal male famously quoted for his sexist rants is the vulgar and clearly sexist Congressman Alan Grayson who garnered national attention when he referred to a female Federal advisor as a “K Street Whore”.
Our message to Ms. Tant and Congresswoman Schultz: “This is politics, ladies.If you can’t stand the heat get out of the proverbial kitchen! Better yet, lead as both genders expect. How dare you trivialize the word sexist when referring to an equal male counterpart in the political arena!
By the way, we take pride in the fact that our own conservative rants were heard by Governor Rick Scott and our Republican led Legislature:
“We need jobs! We need lower taxes! We don’t want to pay for shadowy Obamacare exchanges and we expect you to work hand-in-hand to clean up the massive Florida unemployment, the $5 billion dollars in debt Charlie Crist left in his wake and erase the nationwide disgrace of this former Governor caused to our great state.”
We are overjoyed to report our Republican elected officials heard our rants loud and clear. We don’t even mind that liberals get to share in our state’s recent highly acclaimed prosperity!
PS: DSW: Please do run Charlie on your Democrat ticket for Governor, we just can’t wait for those debates. We can promise not to rant about it but we can’t promise not to laugh!