Embarrassment: The 'Obama of Alabama' Switches to GOP
Artur Davis is not your average Democrat.
- He was a staunch supporter of Obama in 2008.
- Gave a speech at the Democratic convention.
- Is a former member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
- And his nickname was "Obama of Alabama".
According to him, Obama has failed as President and he is switching to GOP.
Katie Pavlich of Townhall.com says to him "Welcome to the GOP".
Here is a statement by Davis:
On the specifics, I have regularly criticized an agenda that would punish businesses and job creators with more taxes just as they are trying to thrive again. I have taken issue with an administration that has lapsed into a bloc by bloc appeal to group grievances when the country is already too fractured: frankly, the symbolism of Barack Obama winning has not given us the substance of a united country. You have also seen me write that faith institutions should not be compelled to violate their teachings because faith is a freedom, too. You’ve read that in my view, the law can’t continue to favor one race over another in offering hard-earned slots in colleges: America has changed, and we are now diverse enough that we don’t need to accommodate a racial spoils system. And you know from these pages that I still think the way we have gone about mending the flaws in our healthcare system is the wrong way—it goes further than we need and costs more than we can bear.
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