Mr. Bush is touring Europe in what the MSM has dubbed his farewell tour. It’s not a moment too soon for most of the world. The BBC reported today on President Bush’s trip in Italy, outlining excerpts from his talks there. According to the BBC:
John McCain “walked away” from the Latino community and is not a “person of principle” on immigration reform
Perhaps this is why 14 Republican congressmen and Senators are not supporting their parties nominee.
Mr. MacNeil covered Congress for Time magazine through seven presidential administrations and was among television’s first Congressional correspondents.
Nothing personal, Sen. Obama, but our re-election comes first. Barack Obama, for all his attention and primary successes, does not go over so well in a fair number of Democratic lawmakers’ home districts. So it seems there is little chance that some will endorse him for president.
Now that Democrats have, for the most part, stopped bickering at each other and have settled on a running mate, it’s time for Republicans to show they are far from united behind their choice for President.
A growing number of Capitol Hill Republicans refuse to endorse presumptive GOP nominee John McCain while others won’t say one way or another if they plan to back their guy.
The fissure on Capitol Hill highlights just how divided the party of the elephant is when it comes to their candidate and the issues that will decide this campaign.