Skip to comments.Kelly Ayotte’s Lynch Mob - Base vs. Establishment battle erupts in Senate GOP.
Posted on 10/08/2013 2:26:28 PM PDT by neverdem
Kelly Ayotte was furious.
One media account after another (as here) has the Republican and theoretically conservative New Hampshire senator angrily attacking Senator Ted Cruz in a recent closed-door Senate GOP Caucus. Behaving as follows, this much cited and notably un-refuted coming from the New York Times, bold print supplied here for emphasis:
And on Wednesday at a private luncheon, several Senate Republicans Dan Coats of Indiana, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Kelly Ayotte of...
NR was spot on here about Ayotte, and theres one more thing to add about that Ayotte comment of seeking a thoughtful, bipartisan solution to a tough problem. We have cited it here before and, since Ayotte herself used the word, we will again cite William F. Buckley Jr.s alarm at the very word bipartisan with the bold print emphasis.
The most alarming single danger to the American political system lies in the fact that an identifiable team of Fabian operators is bent on controlling both our major political parties(under the sanction of such fatuous and unreasoned slogans as national unity, middle-of-the-road, progressivism, and bipartisanship.) Clever intriguers are reshaping both parties in the image of Babbitt, gone Social-Democrat. When and where this political issue arises, we are, without reservations, on the side of the traditional two-party system that fights its feuds in public and honestly; and we shall advocate the restoration of the two-party system at all costs.
So the red flag was already raised about Ayotte, both by Palin and NR, in that case for abandonment of well-stated conservative principle on immigration in the name of bipartisanship a word specifically cited by Buckley as the most alarming single danger to the American political system. With no less than Governor Palin herself accusing Ayotte of having gone back on principle...
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Ayotte is going to be a one-termer just like Scotty Brown. What a severe disappointment to see first termers elected by the grassroots sell out so damn quickly.
The need to get along is overwhelming for most.
Even as confrontational as I am, after serving a few years on a city board found myself going along to get along, at which point (after realizing it) I resigned.
When you will no longer stand up on principle, you should resign and let fresh blood continue the fight
Some phony conservatives are outed.
This McCain nasty wench is gonna be outed tomorrow! heh
Political operators skilled in, and specializing in, "turning people around" on a particular issue to destroy their cred has been a staple of politics since before Cicero. Cicero was "worked over" and effectively neutralized by Julius Caesar's Mephistophilis and "advance man", the Gaditane millionaire and political financier L. Cornelius Balbus [think George Soros], during the touchy-feely diplomacy that filled the lacuna between Caesar's march on Rome and the outbreak of open warfare.
Hey, this witch was just elected not long ago. She was always a McCain shill.
Tea Party? yeah right!
Palin should have never supported this woman. I heard her opponent was a good guy!
Keep up the Inquisition!
RiNOs love “bi”...
Kelly you stupid beotch, you allowed the fleas of thousand liberals to fly up your nose.
Good on you. Is it fair to say the go-along current that carried you downstream is endemic to reelected politicians, regardless of party?
Why the Repubics are in so much trouble.
It’s Red England vs. America...place your bets.
Kelly is both a follower and a wannabe, a very dangerous combination. I hope she enjoys her remaining two years in the Senate.
He was...Ayotte beat him in the primary by a razor-thin number of votes. Sarah made a mistake in Red Hampshire.
You know, I think a deal must have been made when Palin took the VP slot for McCain. She must have had to sign on to support of him for a time or something.
I sure wish she would stand up against him now. She paid her dues and if she did stand up it would really mean something and diminish the effect McCain has.
She supported Cruz, but the irony is that the people she supported for McCain are the very same people crucifying Cruz now.
Really a shame.
Who are now intent on collecting?
I just got tired of feeling like the odd man out, the one person constantly saying no to everything (mostly frivolous spending). It just wore me out. I think it’s human nature to want to come to get along with others, I don’t think it’s reflective of one party or another.
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