Saturday, September 28, 2013

Cruz vs. McConnell and Why it Matters

By: Matt Bevin (Diary) | September 26th, 2013
Note from Erick: Matt Bevin is a candidate for the United States Senate, challenging Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky primary.
The most shocking thing about Ted Cruz’s 21-hour filibuster was not that the courageous Texan managed to stand for 21 and 19 minutes. What was truly shocking, however, were the criticisms coming from Sen. Cruz’s own Republican colleagues.  Every Republican politician in Washington has campaigned against Obamacare. A good number of senators and representatives were elected to Congress on a platform of repealing Obamacare no matter what it takes. But when push came to shove, when the occasion demanded courage and guts, most of these Republicans were nowhere to be found, including the so-called leader of the Republican Party, Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Where was Mitch McConnell while Ted Cruz was standing and fighting? Well, he was sleeping. Literally. And when he wasn’t sleeping, he was whipping his fellow Republicans to vote against Sen. Cruz’s effort....... ToRead More…..

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