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To: rktman
If the term GOP-elite (GOP-E) is to have any meaning whatsoever, how does it apply to Senator Michael Enzi? He is the son of a German immigrant man who had a shoe sale shop in Wyoming, and he obtained his bachelor's degree in accounting from a non-Ivy League university and an MBA in retail marketing from another non-Ivy League school, returned to Wyoming to work in his dad's shoe store as a salesman, became mayor of a Wyoming town that few of us are likely to ever hear of, was nominated for US Senate in 1996, elected and re-elected handily ever since.

Enzi is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, and an opponent of abortion (the secular sacrament of liberals and elitists everywhere), an opponent of "gay""marriage" like that entered into and by Mary Cheney, sister of his opponent and previously supported by Liz Cheney), a social issue conservative generally with ties to conservative anti-tax groups, a vigorous opponent of illegal immigration, etc.

Against this Enzi supports sales taxes on internet sales, admittedly not a conventional conservative position but one supporting brick and mortar merchants such as his (presumably retired or deceased father). Also he appeared at a fundraiser for the disgraceful McConnell, not that his presence would have increased the take or effected McConnell's hopefully slim chances against his Tea Party opponent.

On the other side, we have Liz Cheney, who is somewhat accomplished in the area of foreign policy, presumably pro-2nd Amendment, daughter of former VP Dick Cheney (himself a vocal proponent of "gay" "marriage") and White House Chief of Staff for Gerald Ford who was the most embarrassing GOP-E liberal on every issue that counts excuse for a POTUS, perhaps ever but certainly since the Jurassic Era of Herbert Hoover.

If someone in the Wyoming race is a GOP elitist, it is surely not Mike Enzi. What percentage of Liz Cheney's life has actually been spent in Wyoming??? She actually lives in Virginia. Given Virginia's bleeding leftward, especially on social issues, maybe she should run in her actual home state, where her husband and children live, as she should admit she does, in her own home? Her foreign policy views and elitist background would play a lot better in Virginia than her elitist background would play in Wyoming. She just wants a guaranteed cakewalk to the Senate fueled by the zillionaires her dad is so adept at tapping.

Also, Montana's Congressman-at-Large, Steve Daines is already running and the presumptive nominee in Montana.

25 posted on 12/18/2013 4:34:34 PM PST by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline, Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Society: Rack 'em, Danno)
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To: BlackElk

Maybe just “new blood”? Not to say that Liz is better than Mike or vice a versa since I’m not to keen on many/any of them (gop or dems) currently. Who knows how this will play out as things are currently. The “lyin’ king” doesn’t much care about congress anyway and feels he can do as he pleases and gets a pass.


28 posted on 12/18/2013 4:48:50 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: BlackElk

Enzi also let Sessions become the budget leader which allows Jeff to hijack it for legitimate purposes of going after illegals on the fiscal issue.

Maybe Steve King can continue to attach the amendment to anything Boehner tries to pass. Get the GOP on record.


39 posted on 12/18/2013 8:59:49 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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