My email to Senator Ayotte on her decision to vote for cloture on the continuing resolution
Today all but 19 Republicans voted to fund Obamcare when they voted for cloture on the continuing resolution. The ruling class elitist Republicans who sided with John McCain over Ted Cruz will defend their vote thusly: I voted for cloture but I voted against the amendment to fund Obamacare.
These elitists are trying to have it both ways for they knew when they voted for cloture that they didn’t have the votes to keep Obamacare defunded, therefor the cloture vote was a vote to fund Obamacare. They are trying to have it both ways and they think that the American people are too stupid to understand this.
Here are the 19 Republicans who did not vote for cloture:
Mike Crapo, Mike Enzi, Deb Fischer, Chuck Grassley, Dean Heller, James Inhofe, Mike Lee, Jim Moran, Rand Paul, Rob Portman, Jim Risch, Pat Roberts, Marco Rubio, Tim Scott, Jeff Sessions, Richard Shelby, Pat Toomey, David Vitter, and of course, Ted Cruz.
Noticeably absent from that list is my Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte, so I wrote an email to her describing my displeasure with her decision. I fired this email off quickly and in anger so it probably wasn’t worded as well as I would have liked but, to quote Bill Belichick, it is what is is. Here is what I wrote:
Your vote for cloture on the continuing resolution is the latest in an ever growing list of disappointments. While I am growing more disappointed with you by the day I am not surprised in the least. You were the establishment candidate while Ovide Lamontagne was the true conservative candidate and that is why I supported him in the primary instead of you, and every day you seem to prove that I was right in doing so.
I know what your excuse for the cloture vote will be: You will tell me that while you voted for cloture you still voted to defund Obamacare. But you know what a fallacy that argument is for you knew when you cast your vote for cloture that the funding would be restored, therefor you voted to restore the funding to Obamacare. You want to have it both ways and you think that the people are too stupid to see through this ruse.
I disagree with Senator Shaheen on virtually every issue but at least she is honest when she tells the people what she believes in and that is more than can be said for you. You are a liar, a phony, and a weakling. I say you are a weakling because you didn’t have the courage to take this issue all the way to a government shutdown if needs be. Do you really feel as if having the government shut down for a day or two would be the end of the world? If so I should add arrogant to the list as well.
I am looking more forward in 2016 to voting against you than I am in voting for Rand Paul for president for you have decided to put your own personal gain ahead of doing what is best for the American people and that is something that I will never forgive.