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McConnell Auditions for Job as Cable News Commentator
redstate.com ^ | 2/4/14 | Daniel Horowitz

Posted on 02/04/2014 1:46:36 PM PST by cotton1706

At present, we are getting rolled in Washington. Democrats have pushed an omnibus bill, a disastrous farm bill, endless debt ceiling increases, and amnesty for illegals. Instead of an equal and opposing force in the opposite direction, Republicans have….. pushed an omnibus bill, a disastrous farm bill, endless debt ceiling increases, and amnesty for illegals.

There is a serious lack of leadership and vision within the Republican Party. Naturally, as Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell is in a solid position to provide that leadership. He is certainly proud of his position. So where has he been on all of these important issues?

Lurking in shadows, as usual.

On most issues, McConnell quietly hopes yes and votes no because Matt Bevin has owned his voting record for the past year. But when it came time to pass a terribly flawed farm bill, McConnell thought of a clever trick. He slipped in a popular hemp provision, thereby making it easier to pass the farm bill and grow government for years to come while concurrently hiding behind the logrolling to justify his vote. Look at the gross dishonesty of McConnell’s press release on the bill:

McConnell Hemp Provision Passed by Senate; Measure Now Goes to President for Signature

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following comment regarding Senate passage of his hemp provision, which is included in the Farm Bill conference report:

“This is a huge victory for Kentucky agriculture and our economy. The measure I included in the Farm Bill conference report will give Commissioner James Comer the go ahead to cultivate hemp for pilot programs.

(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: elections

1 posted on 02/04/2014 1:46:36 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706
Ditch Mitch.

As an example for the others.

2 posted on 02/04/2014 1:53:18 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: cotton1706

Ben-Gay spokemodel maybe...


3 posted on 02/04/2014 1:53:29 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: cotton1706

Go hemp yourself, Mitch.


4 posted on 02/04/2014 1:55:32 PM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: cotton1706

geebus what a deceptive piece o’ crap


5 posted on 02/04/2014 1:55:40 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: cotton1706

geebus what a deceptive piece o’ crap


6 posted on 02/04/2014 1:55:44 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: cotton1706

Chinless ain’t got the voice for it.


7 posted on 02/04/2014 2:04:17 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: cotton1706
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8 posted on 02/04/2014 2:04:31 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: cotton1706

He’s scared of his own shadow. Worthless POS.


9 posted on 02/04/2014 2:07:58 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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