New Mexico Republican Senate candidate Allen Weh says he didn’t intend to make national headlines with the release of a provocativeWeb video that used a frame of video of American journalist James Foley’s killer – a move his critics called “offensive.”
But now that he is in the spotlight, Weh told “Power Players” he has absolutely no regrets over his controversial entrance onto the national stage.
“I'm not a politically correct guy in a lot of ways, that's one thing,” Weh said. “This town may not be ready for me. I will call a spade a spade.”
Standing by the campaign video, Weh writes off the blowback he’s received as isolated “far left” critics, and points out that the Web video only showed an image of Foley’s killer and not some of the more graphic scenes.
“It didn't include the frame of the beheading, it included the frame of the killer,” said Weh. “The whole message was very simple: failed leadership in Washington. … [It had] nothing to do with that one particularRead More »from ISIS on the trail: New Mexico Senate candidate stands by web video showing James Foley’s killer