Greenwood made the unusual move of taking sides in a legislative primary the Koch brothers’ former State Director Scott Sales, attacking Sales’ primary opponent in the Bozeman area race. Remember that the Koch brothers gave Greenwood’s predecessor, Jake Eaton, a job after he was forced to leave the Montana GOP in disgrace over his involvement in a Republican voter suppression scheme. Maybe Greenwood is just trying to keep is future options open.
What makes Sales a real Republican, besides his love of Koch, is first his unabashed ability to attribute fake quotes to Abraham Lincoln. This is important, because Lincoln is the one of the only decent Republicans out there. He didn’t say a lot of nutjob nonsense. So, it must be fabricated so that people think the GOP has always been this way.
Anyway, on the first day of the session before last, Scott Sales (R-Bozeman), as the House Minority Leader was looking to set a right winger tone to the session. Sales read a series of quotes that he attributed to former President Abraham Lincoln. A newspaper reporter looked into those quotes and found that Lincoln never said them. Sales was forced to apologize on the House Floor, saying he’d been “duped” because he got his information from the internets.
Sales also proved his real Republican-ness when he declared the session was going to be a “war”. He appointed a nutjob, a Constitution Party member, head of the education committee. And he’s been palling around with the Tea Party, ranting about how the Government should “live within its means, like the vast majority of families do” ever since. Well, not his own family, apparently.