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Obama Pouts: Republicans Won't Compromise on Gun Control

MascisMan Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 11:38 AM
“The House Republican majority is made up mostly of members who are in sharply gerrymandered districts that are very safely Republican and may not feel compelled to pay attention to broad-based public opinion, because what they're really concerned about is the opinions of their specific Republican constituencies,” 1. Representatives are supposed to bow to the opinions of their constituencies. After all, that is who they are representing! Hence the term; Representative! 2. And the Queen of Representatives "not willing to pay attention to broad-based public opinion and "representing their specific constituencies" ? Dianne Feinstein!
David1735 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 4:03 PM
There are some things they should NOT blindly follow their constituents - Constitutional rights, for example. Even if the majority wants a limitation, the representative should say, "Sorry. No can do."
Curtis108 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 12:17 PM
3. The Democrat representatives come from districts that are at least as gerrymandered. Look at Maryland's map; they had to gerrymander the sole republican out of his district.

When you can't win, accuse the other side of being extremists and uncompromising. In his latest effort to blame House Republicans for everything, President Obama is whining about their lack of compromise when it comes to gun control.

President Obama is suggesting that House Republicans on the issue of gun control appear neither willing to work with him nor inclined to listen to the American public on the issue.

“The House Republican majority is made up mostly of members who are in sharply gerrymandered districts that are very safely Republican and may not feel...