Rep. Allen West, R-FL, told mostly supportive members at a town hall meeting yesterday that he has heard “up to 80 U.S. House Democrats are Communist Party members,” The Palm Beach Post reports.
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While the big religious right event in Washington, D.C., this weekend was Ralph Reed’s Faith & Freedom Conference, which drew a half-dozen presidential contenders, down the street, octogenarian religious right leader Phyllis Schlafly was hosting her own event for religious conservative college students. The Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, which featured a dozen members of Congress, was notable for a number of incendiary speeches given by those elected officials on the issue of gay marriage. The meeting was also attended by likely presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.