A retired Lt. Col., West is a conservative, tea party-backed congressman whose district has been the victim of a hostile carving knife and virtually redistricted out of existence.
Levin is eminently familiar with the Voting Rights Act and doesn’t buy the argument that this was happenstance. West has been an outspoken critic of Barack Obama.
Meanwhile, it’s being reported today that the federal budget deficit will top $1 trillion again this year. In the clearest of terms that means there is a $1.1 trillion gap between government spending and tax collections for 2012. The massive gap has not impacted the non-stop Obama spending machine.
American citizens in every state benefit from keeping the extraordinary U.S. Rep. Allen West in Congress. He casts well-reasoned votes that impact us all.
Listen to the Levin interview here.