Bailing on the USS Obama

In an article with the ironic title DeFazio says Obama lacks will to fight, may lose Oregon, Oregon Democrat Congressman Pete DeFazio seems to bail out on the President.   He notes that based on what he is hearing at town hall meetings in his home state of Oregon may be in play in 2012. Asked if he was surprised, the congressman shrugged. "Not at all," DeFazio said. "One guy asked me, 'Give me 25 words what he's about and what he's done for me.' I'm like, 'It could have been worse.'" DeFazio has been a reliable vote in favor of the so called progressive agenda of regulate, tax and spend for nine terns in Congress.  He was one of the seven Democrats to vote against the final passage of the 2009 Stimulus Bill.  It isn't that he opposed the massive amounts of spending that turned out to be a complete waste.  In true Democrat fashion, DeFazio was for the Stimulus bill before he was against it.  He voted no on the final bill only because Senate Republicans got...(Read Full Post)