Skip to comments.Lott "I don't have to work with them (GOP) anymore, they threw me overboard!" (202) 224-6253
Posted on 05/10/2005 9:13:36 AM PDT by watsonfellow
Tony Snow just finished an interview with Trent Lott. Senator Lott wanted to respond to an article in Roll Call to the effect that he had crafted a deal to dump certain judges to guarantee others an up-or-down vote on the Senate floor. According to an account (I didn't hear the interview), Lott called the report "exaggerated," adding that he has worked with Ben Nelson "from time to time" on a deal, but that the proposed deal "isn't much of a deal at all." Lott also stated that he won't accept criticism from Republicans for working with Democratic senators because "they're the same ones who threw me overboard. I'm free. I don't have to work with them anymore." Lott called the Senate a "dysfunctional institution." Lott may consider himself part of the solution to this problem, but in the context of the confirmation battles that remains to be seen.
Who? Lott or Pickering?
Might need a Mississippi ping on this..
They DID throw him overboard, but he obviously is nursing a petty grudge rather than thinking about the best interests of the country, and therefore should not hold such a position of power.
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Lott should be sent to pasture. He just does not know how lucky he is to still be in Congress.
I can't believe he said that! Without rehashing the whole Thurmond party incident, Lott certainly didn't show much political skill there, although I thought he was unfairly tarred and feathered by the MSM. He might have been thickheaded but not bigoted.
But to be so publicly peevish and whining, that's inexcusable. Putting his hurt feelings above what's good for the counrty!
Clearly the Senator holds his own personal ambition in higher regard than the service of the people who elected him.
The Spineless One is upset because the GOP didn't support HIM?? Wow!!
Pot, meet kettle!
(To be fair, he was abandoned when he should have been supported by his colleagues in the Senate, but . . .)
Exactly. The reason we are living this hell on earth today is because of one person, trying to be chummy: Trent Lott.
Power sharing!!!! Don't ever forget!
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He's right about being thrown overboard. All he did was try to make an old man feel good on his birthday, and We Republicans chunked him for it. Having said that though, he needs to get over it cause the demokkkrats are the enemy, and if he dont get in line, he can be thrown overboard without a lifejacket when his election day comes.
I just can't agree. The Republicans did not help him because he was an ineffective leader. While that was not the issue that got him tossed from leadership, I don't think that they would have let an effective leader go without a fight. Plus Lott didn't help himself in that controversy either IIRC.
He's a traitor. An honest traitor, but a traitor nonetheless.
I hope that my colleagues in the great state of Mississippi are preparing the tar and feathers as we speak.
Oh, and while they're at it, would they please rip off that bloody annoying toupee of his?
LOTT is the SOB imo. Pickering is an honorable man and judge.
Agreed. I hope his constituents are taking note.
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