Conservative Blog declares ‘war’ on Calvert

Congressman Ken CalvertFolks, it really doesn’t get much better than this.  It seems even conservative bloggers have had it with the “Party of Corruption and Scandal.”  On Saturday, we had Fleischman over at FlashReport going after Jerry Lewis, now we have this report from Nick Juliano at Raw Story

Conservative blog declares ‘war’ on GOP ‘perverts, louts, criminals’

One of the most prominent conservative blogs has started a crusade against Republicans who it says continue to promote ethically questionable congressmen and ignore the will of their base.

A group of men and women across this nation … are tired of defending a party that continually puts into positions of power known perverts, louts, and corrupt common criminals,” editor Erick Erickson wrote in a post Monday outlining his “battle plan” against Republican leaders. “We must be willing to wage war upon them until they bend to common sense and decency.

RedState is encouraging its readers to refuse to support Republican re-election efforts until Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) is booted from the House Appropriations Committee. The site, which averages more than 25,000 visits per day, posted a “declaration of war” against Republican leaders Friday.

Erickson says Calvert is just as corrupt as Doolittle, citing press reports outlining a questionable land deal in which Calvert made more than $400,000 profit. Calvert sold the property for nearly $1 million in 2006 after securing millions of dollars in federal earmarks to build a traffic interchange 15 miles away.

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