LTC Allen West weighs in on the Covington Catholic youth debacle for his latest CNS News op-ed:
“Last week, there was an interesting exchange on the ABC show, “The View” between hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar. It came in the aftermath of the now infamous Covington Catholic High School media debacle.
I am not a fan of Ms. Behar, but as we say down south, even a blind squirrel can sometimes find a nut. In this case, Ms. Behar finally admitted the truth for the progressive, socialist left and their very complicit media accomplices.”
Read the full article at CNS News.
During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
West is a commissioned officer in the Texas State Guard. He’s Fox News Contributor, former Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, and the forthcoming We Can Overcome.