has taken positions against federal financing for stem cell research, is opposed to abortion even in cases of rape and favors tough penalties against businesses that hire illegal immigrants.
has also suggested in past television interviews that evolution is soft science, and questioned the utility of financing AIDS programs.
"In the 1990s, Ms. O'Donnell, a Roman Catholic who for a time considered herself an evangelical, founded SALT (the Savior's Alliance for Lifting the Truth") and appeared on MTV's "Sex in the Nineties" to explain the values of chastity.
Roman Catholic, but based on that sketch of her
views, they align more closely with an Evangelical worldview (imho).
Glenn Greenwald weighs in with a twist on O'Donnell
Much of the patronizing derision and scorn heaped on people like Christine O'Donnell
have very little to do with their substantive views - since when did right-wing extremism place one beyond the pale? - and much more to do with the fact they're so . . . unruly and unwashed.
The article doesn't say, but I can only assume O'Donnell
was referring to Belladonna Took, the mother of Bilbo Baggins.
certainly seems to be running a very odd campaign.
website down the day after she
won the primary.
"Christine O'Donnell is a nationally recognized political commentator and marketing consultant.
appears weekly, sometimes daily, on national news outlets such as the Fox News Channel
, including major ratings hits like "The O'Reilly Factor," "Hannity & Colmes
," "The Glenn Beck Show," "Hardball with Chris Matthews" and "Entertainment Tonight.
is also a frequent radio talk show guest-host on WGMD in Rehoboth Beach and WDEL in Wilmington, DE.
As part of a delegation of journalists, Christine
toured the middle-eastern country of Jordan as a guest of the Royal Jordanian government.
Having witnessed firsthand the oppression in the Middle East, Christine
describes this journey as truly a life changing experience and says it deepened her
commitment to the women's movement.
An effective communicator, Christine
is known for her
skill in winning over even those who disagree with her
Liberal Bill Maher stated, "I don't know how many times you've been here but it's always a good show when you're on.
Even Democratic strategist James Carville was forced to admit of Christine O'Donnell
"Now, this is one hip woman," on CNN's "Crossfire."
During her 20-year career, Christine has served as a social advocate in Washington, D.C., participating in regular White House and Capitol Hill strategy meetings and leading delegations to the United Nations to lobby on behalf of pro-family global policies.
successfully debated Cabinet members, lawmakers and international leaders."
Here is Karl Rove on O'Donnell
, as reported by Glenn Greenwald at the link Margaret provided above:
"One thing that Christine O'Donnell
is going to have answer is her
own checkered background . . . . These serious questions: how does she