I defended Gabriel Gomez, I really did. Well, to be fair, I was sort of narrowly focused on refuting Paul Begala. You can listen to that show about five entries down here on the blog.
I was so naïve. I thought a Navy SEAL would be reliable on the Second Amendment. He supports expanded background checks. I thought a Republican would run against the administration’s power grabs.
He has sent a letter supporting them directly. Hasn’t Massachusetts had enough “moderate Republicans”? Haven’t they exported enough to the rest of us?
But here’s my biggest problem: SEALs, by their own admission, are unconventional warriors. That means two things: What has failed is cast aside, and what must be done to win is done.
The Gabriel Gomez/RINO model has been tried in Massachusetts before, and it has not been successful. His opponent is running on a strictly Democratic platform, and is tearing Gomez apart in the process. Instead of offering an alternative, Gomez has done something I have never heard of a SEAL doing: He’s quitting before it begins.
Below is Gomez, in an interview on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace. See if you can make it through with your lunch intact...