Allen: "The thing that's good about Tony Snow is that being on talk radio, he has a pulse on what people in the real world think on issues such as immigration, on taxes, on spending, on energy prices, and a variety of issues and I think he bringing the pulse of people in the real world to the White House, understanding how people react to it and whether they are on Rush Limbaugh's show or Hugh Hewitt's show or Laura Ingraham's show or who knows who, the Sean Hannity's or any other radio show- the fact that he understands the language, the sentiments, the spirit of the American people who want to see action here in Washington..."
To Allen, when right wing talk show hosts say that Democrats hate the military, are anti-American, sound like terrorists, and hurricane survivors in New Orleans are "scumbags," they are expressing the total spirit of the American people.
(h/t David Edwards)
Digby on Allen's racist past:
"It's hard to believe that they can't find a southern Republican who isn't a sadistic idiot to run for president, but I'm beginning to think that's the real problem. Guys like Bush and Allen are the best they can do. Clearly, all the smart southerners are Democrats...read on"