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Bright Issues Statement On Failed Senate “Appeasement” Strategy (Graham challenger)
fitsnews.com ^ | 11/21/13

Posted on 11/22/2013 5:30:35 AM PST by cotton1706

The naïve bipartisan strategy preferred by Republican moderates like Lindsey Graham, John McCain and Mitch McConnell was further embarrassed on Thursday, as Harry Reid and the Democrats rammed through a measure limiting the rights of the Senate minority on a party line vote.

“I wonder if Lindsey Graham and John McCain have learned their lesson yet” said Lee Bright following the 52-48 vote engineered by Reid that takes away the 60 vote cloture rules on certain Senate votes. The conservative challenger to Graham who has been picking up major endorsements and straw poll victories all across the state, added that “we’ve said from day one that the problem in this country is the Obama-Reid-Schumer agenda, and Republicans like Graham, McCain and Mitch McConnell refuse to fight it. People like Graham insult patriots like Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, insisting that we must reach across the aisle and work together. How’s that working out for you today, Mr. Graham?”

Bright went on to say that “average Americans who are not caught up in the beltway bubble can see our enemies for who they are, and that’s why they are joining our campaign and why the endorsements are rolling in. What happened today is more proof that Lindsey Graham is well past his sell-by date, and it’s why we are going to retire him this summer.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections
Lee Bright for Senate!
1 posted on 11/22/2013 5:30:35 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706
Good strong statement. Does this guy have a chance?
2 posted on 11/22/2013 5:33:54 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: cotton1706

How does this second amendment thing work?


3 posted on 11/22/2013 5:34:17 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

If only he’s schooled in fighting the onslaught he’ll get of being accused of wanting to put women in burkahs or whatever.


4 posted on 11/22/2013 5:38:32 AM PST by grania
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To: hinckley buzzard
Good strong statement. Does this guy have a chance?

I hope so. Let's help him out.

Support Lee Bright to oust Lindsey Graham in SC

5 posted on 11/22/2013 5:52:01 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: hinckley buzzard

YES he has a chance. He’s winning every straw poll and picking up major endorsements, including a couple of national groups that supported a guy named Cruz and one named Lee back when “they didn’t haave a chance” either……

Bright is on similar arc to a number of successful 2010 upset winners….


6 posted on 11/22/2013 5:53:22 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: cotton1706

there are, if I am right, multiple candidates running in the primaries against Linny, all claiming to be the ‘tea party candidate’....some are probably perpetrated by Linny herself to come out ahead in a 3 or 4 way race.


7 posted on 11/22/2013 5:55:26 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

“there are, if I am right, multiple candidates running in the primaries against Linny, all claiming to be the ‘tea party candidate’....some are probably perpetrated by Linny herself to come out ahead in a 3 or 4 way race.”

There’s a runoff rule in SC. So if there are more candidates, it’s less likely that any one can get to 50%. If Graham can’t get to 50%, then he faces a conservative one on one.

The more the merrier in the primary.


8 posted on 11/22/2013 6:07:02 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706
I live 8 miles from South Carolina and most my local TV stations are South Carolina.

I live less than 50 minutes from Clemson S.C. Leslie Graham hometown and people in South Carolina lost faith in him.

He made his bones as a Clinton prosecutor during the impeach hearings but with Obamacare they have been watching him like a hawk.

9 posted on 11/22/2013 6:56:19 AM PST by scooby321
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