I was White House's "number one opponent" in 2010, Republican says
WASHINGTON – Failed Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell told supporters she will use donations to her new political action committee to probe George Soros-funded liberal groups and "counter the liberal-controlled GOP establishment."
"ChristinePAC can investigate and counter attack leftwing groups, many funded with one million dollars or more from billionaire leftist George Soros," she wrote in an email, obtained by Talking Points Memo.
She didn't specify which groups she'd seek to investigate.
Soliciting contributions from a fan-base she built last year as the GOP's nominee to the US Senate from Delaware, O'Donnell used the Sarah Palin-like tactic of pitting them and her on one side and the"liberal media" on the other.
"The Left keeps after me because they consider strong, Republican women a danger to their status quo," she wrote. "...If I stand alone, though, I'm no match for the liberal media and the political establishment. But, with us standing together to fight, they don't have a chance!"
O'Donnell is currently under criminal investigation for illegally using campaign funds to pay her personal expenses.
In the email, O'Donnell said her 2010 campaign, which she lost by 17 points, "sent shock waves throughout the nation." She called herself President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden's "number one opponent" in the elections.
The ultra-religious O'Donnell, formerly a Christian activist, gained lots of attention during last year's midterm elections for a series of bizarre comments she had made about issues ranging from evolution and sex to school shootings to mice and human brains.
"You've probably heard about the latest smear on me. The establishment is going to keep attacking and keep trying to destroy those they think might be a threat