Skip to comments.John Hostettler and a missed Hoosier opportunity [ March 25, 2015]
Posted on 04/20/2016 6:16:02 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
ndiana Republican Dan Coats is retiring from the Senate for the second time. Democrats now have a faint hope of claiming the seat in 2016, but Coats election five years ago dashed constitutional conservatives hopes.
[SNIP] In fact, Hostettler was one of just three conservative Republicans to vote against the war. (The other two were Ron Paul and Jimmy Duncan.) He later wrote a book about his antiwar vote, explaining his doubts about the WMD intelligence.
If Hostettler had been the GOP nominee against incumbent Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh, it would have pit a Republican who voted against the war against a Democrat who voted for it.
The problem with John Hostettler is that he was also a light weight. He really would not of made a strong candidate and would not of scared Evan Bayh out of the race like Coats did.
The Cheap Labor Express had to have Coats
Ah,Coats, Greg Garrison’s only electable candidate.
And now they are pushing Todd Young and flat out lying about Stutzman.
McTurtle is also in on the smears because he saw what people like Marlin did to Boehner.
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