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That's what Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) says about his own voters.

I never thought I'd agree with a GOP congressman, but there it is. Yes, Tim, they ARE easily confused by clear messages.

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  •  Makes you wonder about the politicians (1+ / 0-)
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    if they think clear messages are confusing.

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    by Noddy on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 08:13:42 AM PDT

  •  The whole piece reads like The Onion! (0+ / 0-)
    Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) urged leadership to hold a repeal vote so freshman members can serve up the same anti-Obamacare talking points for their conservative constituents that more senior Republicans enjoy.

    “If you’re a freshman — the guys who’ve been up here the last year, we can go home and say listen, we voted 36 different times to repeal or replace Obamacare. Tell me what the new guys are supposed to say,” he said. “We haven’t had a repeal or replace vote this year.”

    “We have not had a chance as freshmen to do that,” said first-term Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL). “Even if it’s just symbolic — and even if we understand that process-wise we are not going to be able to say, okay we want repeal, it’s done, and it’s over. But this is the issue that so many people around the country who love the Republican Party are frustrated with.”

    it was that concern that led to his seemingly bizarre statement - he didn't want to vote for a GOP bill that would expand funding for pre-existing conditions, when his base is expecting him to defund the whole ACA.  These guys are not governing - they are in a giant multi-player role playing game.

    “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

    by Catte Nappe on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 12:29:55 PM PDT

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