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Memo to the Speaker and the GOP Caucus

vietnamvet Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 11:35 AM
Perhaps Mr. Boehner was elected Speaker because it was 'his turn'. If so, that is one Republican tradition that needs to be abandoned. If he was elected because of his managerial abilities, it must have an ability to manage Republicans. He has shown no ability in dealing with Democrats. Assuming that Republicans around Mr. Boehner are as aware of the issue as those of us reading this article, if they can't make the Speaker change course, they need to change Speakers at the earliest opportunity.

Many of you are preparing to break your word to your supporters and vote to raise taxes.

You have talked yourselves into believing that there is no choice. You fear the voters’ wrath because the MSM tells you a failure to reach a deal with the president will produce that wrath. This is the MSM we all know is so fair and disinterested on such things.

You are inventing more and more desperate ruses to try and cover your actions. The latest is “Plan B,” which is in your view just a small breaking of your word.

Because “Plan B” is...