Skip to comments.Pro-Gun Voters Put Heat On Democratic Senators
Posted on 03/11/2013 7:04:10 AM PDT by Biggirl
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Max Baucus has been here before.
Back during the Clinton era, the Democrat faced a choice: support an assault weapons ban urged by a president from his own party and risk angering constituents who cherish their gun rights, or buck his party. He chose the ban, and nearly lost his Senate seat.
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Yeah, he is nowhere near as offensive as some of the RATS in the U.S. Senate. But this is a constituency which can do way better.
Back in the day, I worked to get him elected. He was conservative back then and, well, he changed. He was what I would call, my father’s democrat.
What’s a “democratic” senator?
We used to have those. Zell Miller was one, Henry “Scoop” Jackson another. I think the remaining ones are cowed now.
Meanwhile, Cantor is caving just as fast as he can in the House.
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