What exactly is Kean, Jr. going to run for Senate on as a GOP candidate and defender of the White House party in 2006?
The more I read the news accounts about how 9/11 Commissioners Tom Kean Sr. and Lee Hamilton are critical of the US government for not implementing any of its recommendations, it doesn’t jive with the NJ story I’m hearing about Kean’s son. I’m wondering why his son would want to go join the national GOP party that, according to his father, has screwed up our basic security.
I think Kean Jr’s could have a future as a state politician, but going for Federal office in 2006 will be a terrible way to squash a budding GOP career (OK, I’m not THAT sad about it.)
OK, Dad didn’t exactly come out and say Bush messed up, but he’s basically saying that the US is not doing enough to implement his recommendations. Last time I checked, that US government being run completely by GOP in the House, Senate and White House. Therefore his is the party that is not implementing any of the 9/11 commish recomendations he worked so hard on. Dad seems real legit with this, he seems real concerned.
So why allow your son to run to be ‘one more’ Senator from a party that can’t get done the issue that’s the most important to you? Why send a message that the GOP is doing just fine and should increase its Senate total? Why not have Sonny run as an independent, then? (I know, cuz he’d get crushed…but it’s the morally right thing to do)
Its obvious to me that Tom Kean Jr will have to put up with a lot of stuff that the Tom Delay National Republicans are doing that will embarrass him in Montclair, Middletown and Livingston and Lincoln Park. Their lack of action on his father’s commitments will be the most blatant.