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Thursday, September 07, 2006

GOP blocks up or down vote! I thought they were fans!

What happened? Conservatives used to be huge fans of the "up or down vote"!

WASHINGTON - A move by opposition Senate Democrats to force a vote on whether Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld should stay on the job is likely to fizzle Wednesday. Republicans promise to block a vote on the measure, which they called a political stunt.


Republicans set to block up or down ’no confidence’ vote on Rumsfeld

From the memory bank:

Here is a 2005 National Review op-piece very enthusiastic about "up or down votes" called "Up or Down."

I wonder of the National Review is going to do an op-ed criticizing the GOP leadership from blocking this "up or down vote" of no confidence on Rumsfeld?

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