Amazingly only 18 day’s into his Presidency and about five months after now Vice President Joe Biden informed the nation that paying higher taxes is patriotic It’s now official, dissent is no longer patriotic, the President indicated as much with a call to a few Senate Republican squishes that a vote against the mammoth debt bill is Unpatriotic.
As DrewM said “Well that didn’t take long.”
Mr. Obama called Ms. Collins and Mr. Specter, as well as Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine, another Republican expected to support the deal, to acknowledge they were acting against pressure from their party and, one official said, to thank them for their patriotism in helping advance the bill at a critical time.
I’m with Noel Sheppard at NewsBusters when he said “Maybe Collins, Snowe, and Specter should just change Parties now and make it official. It’ll be much less painful watching them vote like liberals without the “R” after their names, don’t you agree?” Absolutely, as Gamecock likes to say the Republican Party needs to do some Firing