Now this is very interesting….
WASHINGTON — Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career that culminated with his push of President Obama’s ambitious agenda against fierce Republican resistance.
Mr. Reid, 75, who suffered serious eye and facial injuries in a Jan. 1 exercise accident at his Las Vegas home, said he had been contemplating retiring from the Senate for months. He said his decision was not attributable either to the accident or to his demotion to minority leader after Democrats lost the majority in November’s midterm elections.
“I understand this place,” Mr. Reid said. “I have quite a bit of power as minority leader.”
From what I am reading, his seat should be easy to fill for the Democrats. Seeing that the Republican Party has not really come up with a decent candidate. Either way, the guy has been around a long time; and quite frankly, he did keep the crazy wing of the GOP from wrecking too much havoc on the Country.
One thing that I will never forgive that man for; is his and Nancy Pelosi’s writing George W. Bush’s blank checks for the Iraq War. Those hypocritical idiots barked, griped and moaned about the war being lost. However, when it came right down to it; they caved like the little cowards that they were. They never stopped the war, they never even tried. They simply used it as a political wedge issue against the then President.
So, yeah, thanks Harry; thanks for not stopping a war, that most likely made you lots of money — at the price of many young American lives — and for what? Nothing.
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