FRONT PAGE CONTRIBUTOR
Yes, Earl Pomeroy (D, ND-AL). Why DON’T you retire?
Doing so will save us the trouble of removing you from office in November. Which we will. This is a bad year to be a Democratic incumbent in a Republican district.
In an emotional talk with other Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee this week, North Dakota Rep. Earl Pomeroy said the protracted debate is hurting him so badly back home that he might as well retire if it drags on much longer.
Via Hot Air Headlines.
PS: Of course there’s a GOP candidate running for his seat. Kevin Cramer, chairman of North Dakota’s Public Service Commission. More fallout from Senator Dorgan cutting and running – although ‘fallout’ may have too many negative connotations, here. At least, negative from the GOP’s point of view…
Crossposted to Moe Lane.