|Republicans Selling out the Tea Party
||[Jul. 27th, 2011|02:20 pm]
Despite the first sentence in this article setting the piece up to be a Leftist piece, I think the author of this column gets it right: The Clearest Sign Yet That Boehner's Bill Will Pass the House|
House Republicans on Wednesday morning were calling for the firing of the Republican Study Committee top staffer after he was caught sending e-mails to conservative groups urging them to pressure GOP lawmakers to vote against a debt proposal from Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).
Infuriated by the e-mails from Paul Teller, the executive director of the RSC, members started chanting "Fire him, fire him!" while Teller stood silently at a closed-door meetings of House Republicans.
"It was an unbelievable moment," said one GOP insider. "I've never seen anything like it."