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We Told You So: McDonnell, Christie
Dumped Tea Party Long Ago

Breitbart Big Government, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/22/2014 12:24:09 PM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell were the first victors in the Tea Party wave, riding fresh conservative enthusiasm--and outrage over Obamacare--to victory in November 2009. The left, predictably, is trying to link Christie´s bullying scandal and McDonnell´s corruption indictment to that Tea Party support. The truth, however, is that they dumped their Tea Party principles and supporters long ago. There were several minor scuffles between these governors and the conservative grass roots, including a fight over some of Christie´s judicial appointments, and McDonnell´s tax hikes. Yet the major falling-out occurred over Obamacare--specifically, the decision

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/22/2014 12:43:16 PM     (No. 9701289)

There is a NEW ´real´ Tea Party coming...where instead of throwing the tea into Boston Harbor we intend to take the tea and put it where the sun does not shine in the GOP!

Wait for it..........

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Reply 2 - Posted by: shalimar, 1/22/2014 1:05:56 PM     (No. 9701329)

I believe it is incorrect to claim that Bob McDonnell expanded Medicaid. Last I heard, Virginia had NOT done so.

McAuliffe is very keen on the expansion. It´s not clear that he can get the legislature to agree.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: judy, 1/22/2014 6:00:37 PM     (No. 9701646)

McDonnell raised taxes, reached across the aisle to the dems & went out of his way to agree with their high tax & liberal policies. Look where it got him. McDonnell has been in Virginia government for years, people were truly surprised by his liberal ideas.

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