Bill Shipp says Georgia Dems are “perpetually polite losers”…

…In a column published in this morning’s Athens Banner-Herald.

The column entitled “Taking Georgia Democrats to the woodshed via e-mail” frequently quotes an e-mail sent by Dr. Ruth Green to the “powers that be” at the Georgia Democratic Party. Dr. Green poses a litany of questions to the state’s Democrats including, Who constitutes Georgia’s slate of Democratic leaders?; What are they doing except saying ‘DONATE’?; Why is there seemingly nobody with credibility opposing Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-GA?; and Why is there seemingly no statewide Democratic organization even though Democrats have a good chance to elect the new president?

What was Bill Shipp’s response to all these questions?

A somewhat back-handed compliment about a recent e-mail he received from the Democratic Party of Georgia touting their new website (…

Perhaps Green is too harsh on Democrats in the midst of this ho-ho-ho season. Democrats are really not so bad, are they? Just a couple of weeks ago, I received a glowing note from the party informing me that donkey supporters have given a breathtaking $7,000 to construct a party Web site. The party wanted to know if I could donate a bit more.

Bill Shipp, the Dean of Georgia Politics, then ended his column with a very snarky answer to the Democrats’ latest fundraising pitch…

I decided to wait. I want to see first what Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his gun-hating, immigrant-loving maverick supporters may offer as a possible third party. This two-party system is wearing a bit thin, especially when one party seems to have become the perpetually polite loser and excuse maker.

Who wants to dispute Bill Shipp’s claim?


  1. Jmac says:

    It would have been nice if Shipp had actually done some research on this thing since, you know, the DPG raised $14,000 for the site and not $7,000. Or the fact that he apparently missed this from the PI boys or that he doesn’t clarify that it’s SR 303 and not SR 3303.

    I ain’t here to say Democrats in Georgia are surging or anything, but simply repeating false accusations by some random woman is hardly grounds for sound criticism.

  2. Still Looking says:

    Yeah, where are the Dems on transportation, Peach Care, water conservation and improving SAT scores? People are Still Looking for solutions to the kitchen table issues.

  3. GodHatesTrash says:

    Rugby, it doesn’t matter who I support, since the majority of Georgians (and too many states) are losers. You kkklowns will keep on electing trash like Sonny Perdoofus, et. al. no matter who I vote for.

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