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Mike Lee, a Tea Party rebel with
an establishment pedigree

Washington Examiner, by David Drucker

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Posted By:grace52, 12/30/2013 4:01:15 PM

Sen. Mike Lee is an unlikely outsider. The Utah Republican burst onto the political scene in 2010 as a Tea Party stalwart, ousting three-term Sen. Bob Bennett in a primary. But prior to that campaign -- Lee´s first for elected office -- he rose through the ranks of Utah´s GOP establishment at least partly on the coattails of his family´s deep political connections.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: richwill, 12/30/2013 4:44:46 PM     (No. 9673238)

I read to the article stating his family´s political connections and it sounds like a hit piece. Mike Lee is one of my heroes in the political arena.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/30/2013 4:55:42 PM     (No. 9673253)

I think this was intended as a hit piece but instead, I admire Lee even more. The problem with most that get into office due to name or those "deep political connections" is they are all set up to dance to somebody else´s tune. They are expected to be aware of all those little "connections" Daddy or Grandad forged and vote/act accordingly. I will pray for Senator Lee to stay on the principled path - unlike so many others who keep letting us down.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 12/30/2013 5:47:04 PM     (No. 9673321)

The author is just trying to perpetuate the idea that TEA Party patriots are uneducated and lunatic-fringe radicals. Quite the opposite I assure you. We know the Constitution better than the constitutional professor in the White Hut and we also follow its wise guidance.

In fact, we are the only Americans with our eyes wide open at the moment.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enuf8, 12/30/2013 6:58:21 PM     (No. 9673391)

Lee is among the very few Senators in D.C. with common sense. A wish is to vote more in to assist him and Cruz in leading the way.

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