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  Conservative consultant Rick Shaftan isn't too happy with Assemblyman John Rooney.
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DescriptionYour comments In today's Record concerning Congressman Garrets are appalling. Your attacks on perhaps the greatest New Jerseyan to ever arrive in Congress is a clear sign that you ara no friend of either taxpayers or conservatives You need to take a number of steps to correct the record before you and the Gay Marriage lady find primary opposition. Perhaps you can run on Diane Allen's ticket.

In fact, I've blind copied four potential candidates for your seat on this email, among other conservative leaders. Statements like yours cannot be tolerated. You need to clarify this situation Immediately. Rather than attacking Congressman Garrett. you should be rewarding his pro-taxpayer voting record with a minimum $1,000 personal contribution and you should consider reaching out to others to do the same. If you cannot make this commitment, perhaps you should consider resigning your seat and letting a true patriot like Guy Talarico serve taxpayers instead of yourself.

Your comments about Garret's voting strength are moronic. In fact, In your own legislative district Garrett won a higher percentage of the vote than your boy "Honest Hank." let alone that buffoon you supported for U S. Senate. In fact, In your own town. Garrett won 60 percent of the vote versus 58 percent for McNamara and 53 percent for Mr. Forrester, who headed the GOP ticket. What this shows is that to win In Bergen County, the Republican Party needs more conservatives like Garrett and fewer phonies like McNamera end Forrester.

Adding insult to Injury, the "ultra-conservative" Garrett outpolled the 'moderate" Forrester In every single town In your district and every single town In the county except liberal Ridgewood, where Garrett ran just 1 percent behind Forrester.

One clear pattern emerged from the 2002 results and that Is that Garrett ran farthest ahead at Forrester end McNamara In towns such as Dumont. New Milford River Edge, Paramus and Westwood - "Reagan Democrat" communities that top of the
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