Wednesday, January 17, 2007

McCain adds SoCo supporter

Fox News has the story this morning (scroll down), John McCain announced the support of Maxine Sieleman, who founded the Iowa Chapter of Concerned Women for America. Maxine also has a morning talk show on Christian radio in Des Moines. It seems like Sieleman is making a slight contrast between McCain, Romney and Giuliani when she says in the news short "McCain is the one candidate who has a consistent record of supporting pro-life, pro-family legislation." She joins longtime SoCo activist Marlys Popma aboard team McCain in Iowa. These endorsements are significant for McCain especially given the recent comments made by Focus on the Families' James Dobson.

The Cooler's leading CCA Sam Brownback has already secured two big Iowa SoCo endorsements as well, Kim Lehman the E.D. of Iowa Right to Life and Chuck Hurley of the FPC.

The remaining big name free agent in that community is Iowa Christian Alliance head Steve Scheffler who has said he's going to stay neutral in the race (we'll see if he follows through on that or not).

Back with more later.

Update: This article from the USA Today ties in with our post quite nicely. McCain courts Christian conservatives.

11 Comments:

Anonymous Evangelical Woman said...

I went to a CWA conference once a few years back and they were handing out little fetus keychains. It was the most rediculous and counter-productive thing thing I have ever seen.

That group is nuts.

9:53 AM  
Anonymous Rod Tidwell said...

SHOW ME THE $$$$$$$$!!!!!

How does one go from Gary Bauer to John McCain?

I geuss the same way somebody goes from Gary Bauer to George Pataki.

9:55 AM  
Blogger Peter said...

Politicians who claim they care about values make me laugh.

11:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

People who claim to know other's motives and refuse to take the time to research a candidate's record make me laugh.

From the tone of your post I would guess that you are a frequent Krusty poster.

11:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maxine is just following Marly she is nothing more than a yeswoman to marlys. It is ashame that Maxine again tarnishes her image.

11:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So Mckennedy is conservative 83% of the time Does that mean he support Abortion, fetal stem cell research, and gay right 17% OF THE TIME????

11:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

11:34 -

You shame yourself with such a half-witted assertion.

I would be more than happy to hear you relay the conversation you had with either of those two that supports your claim.

Oh, I'm sorry, what was that? Ohhhh you haven't actually bothered to talk with either of them about it.

Piss poor assertions with no facts to back them up are my favorites. Please continue.

11:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oH 11:40 I have had this conversation and I saw you two in action! I know!

11:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yawn

11:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

At least you're offering some new content today. Day 2 of Nussle over at krusty. It's kind of like during the 06 election again. Nussle Nussle Nussle.

And to the person with poor grammar attacking a woman who has done so much for our cause. Shame on you.

12:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I couldn't agree more. All the Mittsfits now attacking Maxine! You truly are a disgusting breed of losers.

12:30 PM  

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