Skip to comments.RINO Orrin Hatch forced into first ever primary; Lugar's situation worsening
Posted on 04/24/2012 11:31:15 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
After 6 terms in the United States senate, long time RINO Orrin Hatch will face his first primary battle after failing to attain the necessary 60% of delegate votes at Saturdays Utah Republican convention.
After falling 32 votes short of the required total on the final ballot, Hatch will take on conservative Republican Dan Liljenquist on June 26th.
In 2010 Hatch watched nervously as Utah colleague Robert Bennett was removed from the Senate in his own primary contest, a victim of having too often sold-out the conservative Republican base.
Concerned with mounting criticism of his own predilection for confirming Marxists to the Supreme Court from his seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, his perpetual votes to raise the debt ceiling and his vote in favor of TARP, Hatch has spent much of the past 3 years feigning the role of dedicated conservative and champion of the right.
He voted against Supreme Court confirmation for both Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor once the strength of the Tea Party movement had become apparent and trouble appeared...
(Excerpt) Read more at coachisright.com ...
Any chance we could get rid of one of them??????
RINO Snowe is retiring and is not running for reelection this year. Her equally RINO "sister", Ms. Collins, is staying for the time being.
Has any state ever been represented by two such physically (and politically) unattractive females in the US Senate?
Please tell me more of this!
She's opposing her former running mate, John McCain, in this one. McCain did an ad for his buddy Lugar.
LOL! I was thinking of that myself when I threw out that question. I'd say, in a close race, the Boxer-Feinstein duo isn't quite is ugly physically as the Snowe-Collins pair. But as to ideology and voting record, the California pair are definitely worse.
It would have, too, if Hatch hadn't caved to MSM pressure and capitulated to Democrats.
Do a search on Manuel Miranda, Jay Rockefeller, Intelligence Committee memo, and you'll find it.
You can see the text of the memo here.
GOPe needs to repeat “The Tea Party is dead. The Tea Party is dead.” It does not seem to be working.
I’ll be happy to see Lugar defeated and McLame shown for the weasel he is..
Well good for her...
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