“ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”….Frank Schaeffer, “a Christian, a writer, a military parent and a registered Republican,” recently got an email from supporters of George Allen. Here’s how it went:

First, it was the Catholic priests, then it was Mark Foley, and now Jim Webb, whose sleazy novels discuss sex between very young teenagers. … Hmmm, sounds like a perverted pedophile to me! Pass the word that we do not need any more pedophiles in office.

Here’s his response:

Enough is enough. I’ve had it with Republican smears.

…. My wife and I have reached the tipping point. We plan to go to town hall to dump our Republican voter registration and reregister as independents. I don’t care anymore what party someone is in. These days, what I care about is what they’re made of.

Wartime demands leaders with character and moral authority. The political party smearing Mr. Webb proves it has neither.

When people are under pressure, that’s often when you see their true character. The same is true for political parties. I imagine Schaeffer speaks for a lot of formerly loyal Republicans who are finally starting to see the price they’ve paid for the Bush/Rove/DeLay-ization of their party. Enough is enough.

Via MoJoBlog.