This week, as the Allen West and Patrick Murphy saga unfolded in south Florida, many people and organization’s came out in defense of Congressman West. This because of all the obvious irregularities with the election process in Florida District 18; everything from website failures to blank memory cards. However, it came as a huge surprise when a reporton MSNBC said that Rev. Al Sharpton’s organization, National Action Network, was going to come out in DEFENSE of the West/Murphy recount.
Could it be? Is a prominent organization within the black community actually going to stand up for a black conservative as they have refused to do so many times in the past? Yeah, no.
On Wednesday, National Action Network, issued this statement:
Reverend Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network (NAN) and host of Politics Nation on MSNBC, says he is supporting NAN’s St. Lucie, Florida, Chapter in calling for integrity in the local elections and a recount in the Mayor’s race, but opposes a recount in the Allen West/Patrick Murphy race.
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