Skip to comments.Voinovich to Be Targeted in Ad Campaign For Blocking Bolton Vote
Posted on 04/19/2005 3:02:09 PM PDT by Impeach98
(SACRAMENTO) The organization strongly backing the nomination of John Bolton to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Move America Forward (website: www.MoveAmericaForward.org), expressed outrage today that a Republican United States Senator would refuse to vote to confirm the Presidents nominee in committee. As a result, Ohio U.S. Senator George Voinovich will be the target of radio ads criticizing Senator Voinovich for his obstructionist conduct in todays Bolton confirmation hearings.
Shame on Senator Voinovich. President Bush nominated a terrific man to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in John Bolton. Senator Voinovich indicated he was absent from the Bolton confirmation hearings, which explains his ignorance of Mr. Boltons qualifications to serve as a voice for Americas interests at the United Nations, said Melanie Morgan, Co-Chair of Move America Forward.
Senator Voinovich is in effect serving as an agent of the obstructionist Senators who have already smeared Bush appointees Condoleeza Rice (Secretary of State) and Alberto Gonzales (Attorney General). He has now empowered Democrat opponents of Bolton to conduct a fishing expedition to dig up every unsubstantiated charge against him as they frantically work to embarrass President Bush by once again smearing another one of his nominees, Morgan said.
Move America Forward has already aired television commercials supporting Boltons nomination on national television networks.
We are going to put our resources into putting the heat on Senator Voinovich until he sees the light. Standing up for American interests at the UN is urgent, and further delays only aid those who merrily wear the Blame America First label, said Morgan.
In addition to the ad campaign, Move America Forward has also put out an alert to its 200,000+ members to contact Senator Voinovichs office via email, phone and FAX to register their outrage for his actions today.
A copy of the ad targeting Senator Voinovich will soon be uploaded to Move America Forward's website: www.MoveAmericaForward.org
Voinovich needs better "interpersonal skills" and some
wall to wall counseling.
Luger needs to take control and run the committee - he to easily let the demorats dominate.
THanks for the thread, I have a feeling there are a lot for Freepers that will need a bunch of posting to let off steam tonight!!!
Yes. He should be thoroughly punished for doing what he thinks he should do instead of what he is instructed to do.
Watching Voinovich open the door and then Chafee and Hagel gleefully follow with "OK, we don't have to vote to confirm this guy now, right?" just made them furious/disgusted/embarassed to be Republicans.
My Mom lives in Ohio so I just sent the traitor a webform email on behalf of her. She is cracking up laughing at what I had to say -- she cannot stand him and thinks Voinivich is only slightly better then a Dem since he cannot be counted on -- traitor if you ask me.
Lugar needs to find another job instead of being Chairman he is so lame!
Let's see... there was Clarence Thomas, Robert Bork, Negroponte, Rice, Gonzales, Judge Janice Brown.
I know I've left some off. It's embarassing to see people as clueless as the likes of Voinovich fall for the same tricks from the likes of the Boxer's, Biden's, Kerry's over and over.
Voinovich sure takes issues with Bush for odd reasons from a Republican standpoint.
He should be thoroughly punished for his self serving, back stabbing, drama queen approach to the Bolton nomination. No pork for George, nothing for George. A man who betrays his friends for self aggrandisement and a cheap 5 minutes deserves nothing but opprobium.
Well, I don't feel comfortable voting again for George Voinovich then.
I hope they go for his throat.
Voinivich wants to be a Dem, than leave the party you coward!
This is unbelievable! Frist needs to be replaced! How could he let that happen? His presidential aspirations are getting in the way of supporting this president. The Republicans need a pit bull for Senate Majority Leader. Someone that will instill fear and discipline into their own party! I want someone leading the Senate Republicans that would not only yank Voinovich off every committee, but take away his parking spot and cancel his library card.
He should have told Lugar BEFORE he stabbed Bush and the committee in the back. There is no way around that.
He was UNLOYAL to a president who campaigned for him.
How interesting, that is my birthname with one different letter in it..Nice Yugoslav name...
LOL! I have to say, I'm hard pressed to think of any worse job than answering the phones in a Senator's or Congressman's office. The amount of vitriol and plain old moonbattery they must have to deal with every day...
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