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Like the Senate Democrats following protocol when they change the filibuster rules.
Doesn't matter in the slightest.
I don't care if they voted on it or not.
President Barack Obama put his fellow Democrats in a perilous and unsustainable position when the White House signaled that attending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress was tantamount to shedding their party affiliation. As expected, congressional Democrats reported plan to boycott Netanyahu’s speech is crumbling.
For congressional Democrats, it seems clear that there won’t be any retribution from minority leadership should they decide to attend Netanyahu’s speech. Predictably, what had been “dozens” of Democrats who reportedly pledged to boycott the speech has dwindled to only three. And those three Democrats — Reps. John Lewis (D-GA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), and G.K. Butterworth (D-NC) — represent districts with partisan voting index ratings of D+32, +21, and +17 respectively. It has become even clearer that Democrats who fail to attend this speech are merely doing so out of respect for the president.
Don't bring it left vs right here, that's not what the question, or the response should have been about.
originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
Yeah, maybe it's starting to dawn on Congress that Netanyahu is just using discord & anti-Obama sentiment to bolster Israel & garner further sympathy...
Nothing about his agenda nor his speech would be beneficial to the Citizens whose Tax Money pays for his little Terror State to survive...
& only someone not putting the US's best interest first would even suggest such a thing...
What sort of person is this Boehner...
I've heard the name thrown about often but I can't be bothered to find out where he stands.
Aside from his obvious Zionist leanings.
I mean when Obama's Drone Policy kills 28 Muslim innocents for every Muslim terrorist they strike, who, if they're intellectually honest about it... Who can deny he is a Muslim with Muslim leanings...
originally posted by: dukeofjive696969
a reply to: Hendrick99
Still calling obama a muslim lover, i see emotional responses and lies is all the right has.
The Harvard educated ones who kill innocent people for no reason. As opposed to uneducated ones who kill villagers caught up in tribal nonsense
originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: crazyewok
This entire thread is a straw man since congress has invited people to speak there for centuries.
but hey who cares right ?