Published On: Mon, Oct 22nd, 2012

Connie Mack tells UN to go monitor elections in a ‘banana republic’

Last weekend Senatorial candidate and Florida congressman Connie Mack stated that he supported defunding the United Nations getting the international organization out of New York City. (Video)

Monday Mack is leveling yet another criticism of the United Nations in a campaign press release that excoriates the United Nations for its announcement that it will be monitoring elections here in the United States.

The UN will deploy 44 observers from its human rights office around the country on Election Day to monitor an array of activities, including potential disputes at polling places.

Mack, who chairs the House of Representatives Western Hemisphere Subcommittee blasted the U.N.’s intention to effectively “babysit” our upcoming election, calling the decision to do so “a function usually reserved for third-world countries, banana republics and fledgling democracies.”

“The very idea that the United Nations – the world body dedicated to diminishing America’s role in the world — would be allowed, if not encouraged, to install foreigners sympathetic to the likes of Castro, Chavez, Ahmadinejad, and Putin to oversee our elections is nothing short of disgusting.  For years the United Nations has aggressively worked against the best interests of our country and many of our allies. The UN’s actions and intentions toward the United States have been nothing short of reprehensible.

Every American should be outraged by this news. The United States must defund the United Nations. The United Nations should be kicked off of American soil once and for all. And the American people should demand that the United Nations be stopped from ‘monitoring’ American elections. The only ones who should ever oversee American elections are Americans.” – Congressman Connie Mack

Mack is challenging Democrat Senator Bill Nelson for his seat in the U.S. Senate and his bus tour is currently crisscrossing the state since his

On the DISPATCH: Headlines  Local  Opinion

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter

* indicates required

About the Author

- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON


Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter



At the Movies

Pin It