Allen West Says Congressional Progressive Caucus Is Communist But Won’t Name Names
The fallout over Rep. Allen West’s (R-FL) Joe McCarthy-style accusation that “there’s about 78 to 81 members of the Democratic Party that are members of the Communist Party” continues. West has not backed down from his ludicrous assertion that membership in the Congressional Progressive Caucus is akin to Marxism and has even sent out a fundraising letter bragging about the comments and asking for donations to help him fight the “distortions of the corrupt liberal media.”
This morning, in an interview with CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, West repeated the charges but refused to identify which members he believed to be Communists[…]
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