The Queque: Republican attactic dogs special edition
“It’s not whether you get knocked down,”
said the great patron coach of the football field.
“It’s whether you get back up.” The
Queque notes approvingly that U.S.
candidate and Texas State Rep Rick Noriega is
animated with Lombardi’s fighting spirit as he anticipates a Swift
Boat attack in the Grand Orifice Party tradition of Max
Cleland and John Kerry. Last week the Texas Republican Party sent a
hardball followup letter demanding Noriega release
his military records — copied, for good measure, to Noriega’s three opponents
in the March 4 primary (the winner of which will
take on John Cornyn in November. Please tell us you’re on top
“This is the first shot across the bow, in a dishonorable
way, to try to impugn my integrity or character,” said
Noriega on Monday. His campaign will release the records later this
week, says his office, after it’s all clear with the JAG.
“To the American public,” adds Noriega,
“not to some political operatives that have agendas and a