Allen West supporters shut down their website out of disappointment

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Allen West Nation, a website devoted solely to the supposed awesomeness of the congressman, is soon to be no more, writes Matt Hendley.

Adam Wilhoit, one of the site’s administrators, announced on Thursday that they’re trying to figure out what their future is, because continuing as Allen West Nation “is not an option.”

Wilhoit says that since West voted for the Budget Control Act, four or five of the site’s other administrators have resigned from their posts and estimates that two-thirds of the website’s users find West’s vote “wrong if not reprehensible.”

As for the other one-third that still claims loyalty to West, Wilhoit says it’s time to move on.

“We understand unwavering loyalty and the greater cause; however, those individuals also need to understand clearly what their fellow patriots believe to have happened so we can move forward together,” he says.

Continue reading Matt Hendley’s story here.

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