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Not Good Enough

Republicans had better watch it, because considering I’ve seen more action out of Harry Reid’s overwhelmingly Democratic Senate, than I ever saw in 12 years of Republican control, I’m not pleased to see this:

The Brady Campaign, the anti-gun group that had experienced a rather tough run during the Bush administration, is pointing out that three Republican senators who were endorsed by the National Rifle Association in their last campaigns have committed to supporting Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Sen. Mel Martinez (R-Fla.), and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) have all come out for Sotomayor, as has Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.), who ran for re-election in 2004 as a Republican.

Considering some of Alexander’s other votes, maybe it’s time for the people of Tennessee to send him packing.

One Response to “Not Good Enough”

  1. The Packetman says:

    Yeah, Alexander’s been a Republican for a long time, but has rarely been conservative …… if I still lived in TN, I wouldn’t vote for him (nor his partner Corker).

    And now (via HotAir) I see that Max Baucus is raising eyebrows about Sotomayor. From the commments:

    “Baucus is probably listening to folks back home. Montana is big on gun rights, and the NRA is “grading” this vote. If he can get away with waffling, perhaps even a symbolic no vote, it goes a long way to getting himself reelected.

    JamesLee on July 31, 2009 at 9:45 AM”

    Wow ….. who’d a thunk the NRA could affect a supreme court nominee vote.

    Oh wait, didn’t Montana just tell the feds to get stuffed on firearms made and intended for Montana?

    I agree that Alexander needs a big black mark on his record for this vote.

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