September 17th, 2010
12:49 PM ET

Right wing rips Obama, GOP establishment

Hotly energized social conservatives took aim at Washington's political establishment Friday, gathering to celebrate a string of GOP primary upsets this year and promising a revolution at the polls in November.

Speaker after speaker slammed the Obama administration for advancing what was characterized as a left-wing agenda threatening to undermine the country's economy, security and moral foundation.

The fifth annual Values Voters Summit, held in the nation's capitol, is a veritable "who's who" of rising Republican stars and possible 2012 presidential contenders: Sens. Jim DeMint of South Carolina and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, among others.

Also scheduled to appear at the two-day gathering is the right's newest celebrity, surprise Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell.

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  1. Ken Amundsen

    There is no end to the GOP STUPIDITY anybody can see you are racist communistic blood thirsty boneheads from the bowels of morons, you are far to stupid to be given a voter balet. you are so stupid that if you were a chicken you would vote for KFC. I am sick of your fears, real americans are not scared of a thing yet you are scared of everything and I am white and I wished the gang members, the blacks and the browns would start showing up at your little I love Palin rallys and just start kicken your ass then you would do as predicted,,,stay home scared clinging to your bible and that little pistol,,you are not worth my time past this statement

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