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Mitch McConnell Ready to Fight GOP Base

Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz

From RedState, By: Daniel Horowitz (Diary) 10/28/13 –  Everything you ever thought about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is wrong.  He really is a fighter after all.

At a recent fundraiser with 300 K street donors, as reported by Politico, Mitch McConnell was in a combative mood.  According to one attendee, he was “in fighting mode.”

No, he was not in a fighting mode against Obama and the Democrats.  As he spoke at a K street retreat, the relaxation of his comfort zone kicked in and he rallied the establishment faithful against conservatives:

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Beware the Rubio-Cornyn Amnesty Rope-a-Dope

cornyn-2From RedState.com, By: Daniel Horowitz, June 5th, 2013 – The most dangerous thing for supporters of open borders is public scrutiny of their plans.  They have already noted that the administration’s endless scandals have provided them with cover to slip into the amnesty end-zone without anyone noticing.  Fortunately, despite the divided attention of the conservative movement, most of the egregious provisions of the amnesty bill have been thoroughly exposed and disseminated throughout talk radio.  With the understanding that this bill cannot pass sans support from representatives of conservative-base constituencies, the lobbyists for foreign interests are now employing a rope-a-dope strategy.

Srubio-2enator Rubio is running around the media circuit asserting that he will vote against his own bill if the security measures are not strengthened.  Now, stop and ask yourself this question: Why did Rubio spend three weeks challenging conservatives (his “fact vs. myth” series) who pointed out the blatant loopholes in his bill?