Did You Know...

   

Republican Remorse?

Share
By mmguestblogger  •  March 24, 2010 02:59 PM

Hey, it’s not Republican Senator Scott Brown’s fault Obamacare passed.

While I was feeling optimistic after Brown won Ted Kennedy’s seat in Massachusetts, I knew he was pro-choice (though he says he opposes infanticide, known euphemistically as partial birth abortion), and that dampened my enthusiasm.

Regardless, I enjoyed reading stories about how worried Democrats were about passing the Obamacare bill, and I truly hoped Brown’s election signaled the end of socialized medicine talk in Congress.

Alas, it wasn’t meant to be.

From the Boston Herald‘s “Republicans feeling blue as Scott Brown win backfires”:

“Brown’s backers from the insurgent Tea Party movement want to know if they’ve been had.

“We start to wonder whether we helped a RINO (Republican in name only) get into office,” said Tea Party activist Jeffrey McQueen, who traveled from Michigan to campaign for Brown in the final days of the Jan. 19 special election that rocked the nation.

“If it wasn’t for the Tea Party movement, Scott Brown wouldn’t have gotten that seat. We expect to see a true conservative in there.”

In fact, Democrats now say Brown’s election as the so-called “41st vote” to block Obama’s health-care overhaul inspired them to seek procedural means to bypass GOP efforts to derail the bill.

“Scott Brown’s election actually delivered health-care reform, because we didn’t need the 60 votes to make it happen. He delivered a significant victory in that,” Walsh said.

Hopes definitely were high after Brown’s win, but optimism ebbs and flows. He’s one more Republican in the Senate, and that’s good enough for now. So gloat on, libs. I truly, sincerely, seriously hope November 2010 elections will be a blood bath. Violent imagery aside, what’s your take?

Follow me on Twitter @La_Shawn

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Politics,GOP

Saturday night hive: GOP debate open thread

February 6, 2016 02:11 PM by Doug Powers

gopdebate1

NH primary 3 days out

What could go wrong? DC Crime Bill proposal would pay people not to break the law

February 5, 2016 02:04 PM by Doug Powers

badidea

Sponsored by…

Dem Debate open thread: Will Hillary take Andrea Mitchell’s advice on how to win New Hampshire?

February 4, 2016 05:32 PM by Doug Powers

hillary

Re-introductions are in order… again

Anti-Wall St. crusader Hillary Clinton explains accepting $675k from Goldman Sachs: ‘That’s what they offered’

February 3, 2016 09:43 PM by Doug Powers

hillary3

Progressive capitalism explained

Jeb Bush saves campaign money by serving double duty as own ‘APPLAUSE’ sign

February 3, 2016 08:09 PM by Doug Powers

pleaseclap

Great moments in NH primary history


Categories: GOP, 2016 Campaign

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook