Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Allen West 'unhinged, McCarthy-esque'
After seeing to it that conservative blogger Javier Manjarres was removed from the annual Jefferson-Jackson Democratic dinner on Saturday, DNC boss Debbie Wasserman Schultz set her sights on Rep. Allen West (R-FL), calling him "unhinged" and "McCarthy-esque."
Manjarres wrote that he "would have had video" of her remarks, had she not removed him from the event.
"Patrick Murphy will send the unhinged, McCarthy-esque West and his extremist views back home wherever that is where he belongs," she told the 1,000 Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood.
"The McCarthy comments relates to when West riled up Congressional Democrats when he said about 80 are Communists," the Miami Herald reported.
West said he was referring to members of the Progressive Caucus, a group the Communist Party USA calls "allies" on its website. ...