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U.S. Senate: World’s greatest deliberative
body now a great mess too

Hot Air, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 9/29/2017 3:39:31 PM

Donald Trump once boasted his followers love him so much they’d stick with him even if he shot somebody on the street. Fortunately, the 45th president has yet to test that theory. But Trump did ignore a wise bipartisan, political practice that presidents let party primaries play out before getting involved with endorsing anyone. Reportedly at the urging of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the president jumped into Tuesday’s Alabama GOP Senate runoff anyway. So did Vice President Mike Pence. Both men also campaigned for Strange. Trump supporters left the president out on the street, embarrassed and alone. Strange’s opponent,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/29/2017 3:55:50 PM     (No. 11400782)

Started to read Andrew, knowing full well he is the biggest anti-never Trumper in the swamp. Sure enough after 3 paragraphs, that´s exactly what the anti-never Trumper, Andrew was up to, once more.

The never, never ends with this writer. It´s like some weird syndrome or mental illness.

Must remember to continue to give all A.M. articles a pass.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 9/29/2017 4:11:22 PM     (No. 11400788)

Hot Air has the same disease as Malcom.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pensom2, 9/29/2017 4:16:16 PM     (No. 11400791)

Yes, the US Senate is a mess, but that´s because Excuses McTurtle has finally been exposed as an ineffectual leader. The first paragraphs that try and make Trump appear wounded because he backed Luther Strange over Roy Moore in Alabama is a nothing burger. Roy Moore´s win shows that the country is hungry for even more conservative non-swamp senators. Therefore, the likelihood of dem candidates taking over lots of vacating Senate seats is just whistling past the graveyard.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 9/29/2017 4:47:30 PM     (No. 11400814)

"Donald Trump once boasted his followers love him so much they’d stick with him even if he shot somebody on the street."

A lie told once lasts forever. If Malcolm would bother to watch a video of what Trump said, he would see how editing changed the message. Trump said something to the effect of........... many people have said, his followers love him so much they´d stick with him even if he shot somebody on the street. Changes the meaning entirely.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/29/2017 5:44:00 PM     (No. 11400884)

Dyed in the wool, diehard Jebster. #NeverTrumper. Don’t be tempted by clever headlines.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Judy, 9/29/2017 6:07:28 PM     (No. 11400905)

The senate is a sewer, thanks to McCain.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dvc, 9/29/2017 6:08:29 PM     (No. 11400906)

Waste of time to bother with writer, or source.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/29/2017 6:24:49 PM     (No. 11400924)

The Uniparty in the US Senate has no intention of allowing President Trump´s political agenda to become law. The only piece of legislation they will allow to pass is a massive amnesty for illegal aliens. As such an amnesty would be a payoff for both elements of the Uniparty.

The Democrats will get tens of millions of new socialist oriented foreign born voters to cancel out enough votes from the Trump "deplorables" to put the liberal Democrats back in political power for decades, and the Republicans will get an unlimited supply of cheap foreign labor for Republican business oriented donors who finance Republican political campaigns. In the Senate they call that regular order.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lucky5, 9/29/2017 6:35:12 PM     (No. 11400936)

I read nothing by Andrew Malcolm anymore. He has trump hate Tourettes syndrome.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/29/2017 6:43:17 PM     (No. 11400952)

The topic is accurate even if the story is almost total Trump hate BS hype.

What the Strange case did was splash the sitting elites with a hot bucket full of reality. Impending Doom! The McConnelites once again tried to purchase a seat for a RINO and the voters, fed up with media and politician lies went their won way. This is the source of the chaos in the House and the Senate. Voters are going rogue, filled to the brim with their new found power. Ignored for way too long, with one piece of dirty crud shoved down their throats after another by these lying BS artists who have won elections based on lies, the voters are now unpredictable and uncontrollable. That yellow streak down these Uniparty Club member is getting much more visible and wider. There is the source of your so-called "Great Mess", Andy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mathman, 9/30/2017 7:21:39 AM     (No. 11401297)

The Senate is not a swamp. It is a cesspool.
Too many RINOs. Too few promise keepers.
Drain the septic tank. It is overflowing on all of us.

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