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It's Time for Beltway Barnacle Orrin Hatch To Go

REBEL1865 Wrote: Jun 01, 2012 3:15 PM
Let's hope the good folks of Utah wake up to the fact that Hatch has "hatched" and should be run out of the barnyard now. I think that anyone who has been in DC more than the last 4 years need to be culled and put out to pasture - on their own dime by the way. Perhaps some of their golden "bennies" might help to pay off the stinkin' debt they've racked up. Every stinkin' one of them needs to go - YESTERDAY!

Six-term entrenched incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is attacking his conservative challenger, Dan Liljenquist, over his alleged support for tax hikes in Washington. My sides ache.

Liljenquist has never voted for federal tax hikes or massive entitlement spending or multibillion-dollar bailouts or serial debt-limit increases in Washington because he has never served in Washington. Never. Hatch, by contrast, has spent the last 36 years racking up a Big Government record that cannot be whitewashed away.

Outside the Beltway/Hatch fog machine, Liljenquist's integrity and commitment to reining in runaway spending are unassailable. In state legislative policy circles, he's known...