2008 So Long, Mike
posted by March 26 at 15:30 PMon
Gravel, a former Democratic senator from Alaska, said in an e-mail that the Democratic Party “no longer represents my vision for our great country.”
“It is a party that continues to sustain war, the military-industrial complex and imperialism - all of which I find anathema to my views,” he said in the e-mail in which he also asked supporters for campaign donations.
Of course, I’m mainly posting this as an excuse to put up this photo of two campaign posters for Ron Paul and Gravel. The Gravel poster, which says “MIKE GRAVEL PRESIDENT GAY MARRIAGE,” went up first; the Paul poster in the foreground, which says “RON PAUL PRESIDENT END WAR,” seems to be a response.
And, just for old times’ sake, here’s the wack-a-doodle-doo ad that put Gravel on the political map: