Childers must go

At the last minute, U.S. Rep. Travis Childers made a big splash (page one of The Clarion Ledger) about voting against the Pelosi – Reid – Obama health care taxation disaster.

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We believe he had to wait so long to declare his vote because Speaker Pelosi was still counting votes and could not afford to let her endangered Blue Dog off his leash until the last minute.

We applaud Childers for voting against the law — no matter what his reason.

The problem remains, however, that as long as the Democrats control the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi will run it.

Getting rid of Childers (and the Democrat majority) won’t guarantee the return of sanity to the House, but it would be a good start.

The Democrat
3/30/10