Politics

Moderate Senator Sinema Is Hated By The Left

Good for her.

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It’s a good judge of the effectiveness of your actions if your opponents hate them and at least disdain you. As such, Democrat Senator Kyrsten Sinema comes to mind. As does Democrat Senator Joe Manchin. But the lovely and charming Sinema is our main topic today.

As we predicted right after the Republicans lost the Senate in Georgia in January, both these lawmakers would hold the whip hand in Washington. And boy have they. Legislation doesn’t happen unless they sign off. Also, Manchin comes from a deep red state. Sinema comes from a purple state that is not happy with Joe Biden.

So neither can afford to stray much left and their independence from the authoritarian socialism of the Democrat Party sits well with their moderate constituents. No wonder the Left hates their guts. No wonder we like them an awful lot.

FNC: “Liberal pundits melted down Thursday after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., said she will not vote to weaken the Senate’s 60-vote  filibuster threshold, bucking her party leaders yet again and dealing a major blow to Democrats’ election reform effort.

‘There’s no need for me to restate my longstanding support for the 60-vote threshold to pass legislation. There’s no need for me to restate its role in protecting our country from wild reversals of federal policy,” Sinema said. “This week’s harried discussions about Senate rules are but a poor substitute for what I believe could have and should have been a thoughtful public debate at any time over the past year.’

Liberal pundits and columnists didn’t hide their disdain for the Democratic lawmaker. Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin, who has become known for her pivot to boosting Democrats after once holding conservative views, called Sinema’s decision “worse than incoherent or cowardice.”

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“Sinema is effectively asking the authors of Jim Crow and vote-rigging to give their permission for her to stop it. This is worse than incoherent or cowardice,” Rubin tweeted. “It’s a moral disgrace. Ask the segregationists for permission to vote for Civil Rights Act?”

“I say this as her former friend and the person who first gave her national television exposure on @msnbc: @SenatorSinema needs to resign or be removed from office immediately. Rather than decreasing ‘division’ in this country her action guarantees it,” Keith Olbermann tweeted. “For whatever reason, @SenatorSinema has become a menace to the continuation of American democracy.”

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell wrote, “Sinema delivers the Senate’s stupidest speech by a Democrat in an edge of tears voice to give childish words a melodramatic effect.” You can feel the schadenfreude. It is warming, comfortable, and gives off a bright glow. Given Sinema and Manchin will likely bolt the Democrats on other issues as well, it is a fire that will continue to burn.

David Kamioner
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David Kamioner is a veteran of U.S. Army Intelligence and an honors graduate of the University of Maryland's European Division. He also served with the Pershing Nuclear Brigade and the First Infantry Division. Subsequent to that he worked for two decades as a political consultant, was part of the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina disaster relief effort in Louisiana, ran a homeless shelter for veterans in Philadelphia, and taught as a college instructor. He serves as a Contributing Editor for LifeZette.

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Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
4 months ago

Hooray join the GOP side awesome

Tracy
Tracy
4 months ago

It is a joy and it pleases me no end,to see that Senator Sinema,moderate (D-AZ) is the knife in the back of the democrat socialists in the U.S. senate.

TheOldMan35
TheOldMan35
4 months ago

We conservatives pray for her continued keeping the faith and not allowing the Socialist to take over the country until we can get rid of BIDEN and company

Michael J Doyle
Michael J Doyle
4 months ago

god bless her to make a decision based on arizona then based on the dumb democratic politics and policy

Tom
Tom
4 months ago

Good to see her take a stand for what is right for America! She won’t be bullied!

Tracy
Tracy
4 months ago

It isn’t just senator Sinema and senator Manchin who oppose the destruction of the filibuster,there are two other democrats that are against this move.These four democrats know doing away with the filibuster,is what the vast majority of voters in the U.S. are against.They know getting rid of filibuster will be the destruction of the democrat party in the up and coming 2022 elections and beyond.The democrats don’t want the filibuster when it gives them the advantage,and want it in place when it doesn’t,such as what occurred yesterday,when they stopped Ted Cruz (R-TX) proposed a bill to sanction Russia’s Nordstream 2 oil pipeline.Now,tell me the democrats aren’t hypocrites.I TRIPLE DOG DARE YOU!

Tracy
Tracy
4 months ago

Many many people do not understand that the filibuster was voted on and passed by both (D) and (R) in the U.S. senate to make them work together to pass bills into law that the 60 vote majority agreed on.You should see what the brainwashed,mindless plebs are saying on Twitter about senators Sinema and Manchin.These brainwashed,mindless plebs have no idea what they are saying or asking for.Stupid is as stupid does.

Don N
Don N
4 months ago

How dare Sinema follow her conscience instead of the Democratic Party! Doesn’t she realize that agreeing with party hacks is essential to being a Democrat?

Tim Toroian
Tim Toroian
4 months ago

If it was me I’d suggest they go sit on a sharp stick, the kind Vlad used.

mbr722
mbr722
4 months ago

If everyone in the democrat party used a brain and common sense we wouldn’t be in this mess now!

Fred LeMaster
Fred LeMaster
4 months ago

Say Missy Jennifer Rubin, Ma’am, You Truly Need To Sew Your Lips Together, Because You And Your Communistic Socialistic Progressive Liberal Democratic Donkey Members In Congress Have Anti-US Constitutional Dictatorial Ambitions, Which ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE USA’s BOUNDARIES = ILLEGAL INTENTIONS, That Started By That Questionable Illegal Foreign Alien #44, Who Did NOT Get Vetted Thoroughly Enough, Before His 1st US Illinois Legislative Race! Your Kind Of MOB Rule Is ILLEGAL= According To The Whole US Constitution, Which Definitely Includes That Last Part = The 7/27/1993 AD Version Of The US Immigration And Naturalization Act’s Rules And Regulations, So Far Has NOT Changed, Ever Since Missy HRC’s Hubby Mr. William “‘Billy’ Slick Willy” Clinton, Who Signed This Version Into The USA’s Law Books And The Whole US Constitution, WHICH ALL OF THOSE ILLEGAL FOREIGN ALIENS INSIDE THE US BOUNDARIES, AND ILLEGALLY INVADES OUR SOUTHERN BORDER, EVER SINCE #44’S 1ST DAY AS THE ILLEGATIMATE US PRESIDENT, WHO LOVED IGNORING = CIRCUMNAVIGATING = CIRCUMVENTING The Whole US Constitution With IMPUNITY, WHICH IS ILLEGAL ALSO!!!!!!!

Tom
Tom
4 months ago

I really respect her. It take real courage to stand up to your peers

lucy
lucy
4 months ago

Anything based on common sense is hated by the left.

NavVet
NavVet
4 months ago

Stick by your guns young lady. We need more middle of the roaders. All the party followers need to be shown the door and that goes for both sides