If a speechwriter for John McCain had switched sides and announced she was going to vote for Barack Obama, the mainstream media (MSM) would give the story top billing for two or three days. Now, in reality, an Obama speechwriter DID leave his campaign promising to vote for McCain last Friday (2008-10-28) … and … not even a gentle whisper from the ludicrously Obama-biased MSM.
Wendy Button has also written speeches for Democratic Senators John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, and John Kerry, and for Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Plus, she is a writer for The Huffington Post.
Ms. Button was particularly upset with the way first Hillary Clinton, and later Sarah Palin, was attacked in subtly sexist ways by her Democrat bosses. She noticed what many objectively minded Americans have been noticing for months, which is that the lines of attack on these brilliant women politicians would never have been attempted against a man. She put her principles before party and defected.
Here are the highlights of Wendy Button’s explanation of why she made the switch:
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