A Republican started this?!
Can we say "RINO???"
Your just a nicotine addict dude. (Nothing personal just applying drug warrior logic here)
You REALLY don't get it, do you???
He did this to show the hypocrisy of the anti-smoking NAZIs. You did see the part where he said he would vote against all other measures to increase tobacco taxes and further attempts to limit it's usage didn't you??
He KNEW the bill would be opposed by the Idiots clamoring for more controls, and he exposed their hypocrisy for all to see.