39 Democrats Vote with GOP On House Legislation Aimed At Obamacare!   Leave a comment

I’m of two minds on this…on the one hand, I don’t like it one bit when Democrats cross-the-aisle to vote alongside the opposition against one of the President’s major accomplishments. On the other hand, given the political environment we live in at present (and given that this bill will certainly never see-the-light of day as law), this was a Kabuki Theatre vote – that is, a vote not so much designed to embarrass the party leadership and/or the president but a vote designed to show the voters back home that their elected officials have an ‘independent’ mind.

That said, let’s be clear: this was a sucker vote by Republicans hell-bent on embarrassing the president and these 39 fell for it, hook, line and sinker.

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Posted November 15, 2013 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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