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Why Lindsey Graham Isn´t
Acting Like a Worried Man

National Journal, by Jill Lawrence

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Posted By:StormCnter, 3/8/2013 4:55:16 AM

At the height of tea-party fever in spring 2010, Sen. Lindsey Graham walked out of talks on a bipartisan climate-change bill, saying he was angry about Democratic plans to move first on comprehensive immigration reform. It almost seemed like he was anticipating a hypothetical, hyperconservative primary challenger more than four years before his reelection race. But now the South Carolina Republican is in the thick of bipartisan talks on immigration reforms that include a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants; making overtures on a fiscal "grand bargain" that would include higher taxes along with entitlement trims; and praising President Obama

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/8/2013 5:38:33 AM     (No. 9214275)

As a South Carolinian, who has supported and voted for him since he was in the State House, I can assure everyone, I will never vote for him again. His comments re Senator Paul hit my penultimate nerve.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nina584, 3/8/2013 5:47:39 AM     (No. 9214289)

Miss Lindsey needs to go!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dittohead, 3/8/2013 6:42:57 AM     (No. 9214344)

Send him back home to retire on the Redneck Riviera. (This is said with a smile because I spent many childhood vacations at Myrtle Beach, and not on the north end).

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 3/8/2013 7:25:48 AM     (No. 9214406)

Please get him a viable primary challenger.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cartcart, 3/8/2013 7:28:30 AM     (No. 9214412)

SC has their Graham. We in Az have our McCain. Both have turned a little odd.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 3/8/2013 7:48:39 AM     (No. 9214453)

McCain is a war hero, but what does Graham have going for him?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: voxpop, 3/8/2013 8:15:49 AM     (No. 9214497)

A lisp.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TheMom, 3/8/2013 9:00:05 AM     (No. 9214612)

Miss Lindsey isn´t worried because of our contemptible SC open primary system, which allows D voters to become Rs For A Day. They turn out for this weasel in droves. We´ve been working to get rid of him ever since Fritz hand picked him as his replacement (does that tell you anything?).

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Reply 9 - Posted by: AltaD, 3/8/2013 9:33:30 AM     (No. 9214713)

It´s time to play by the Dems rules and start digging for dirt on Graham, I´m guessing it wouldn´t be hard to find some. If the GOP in SC can´t get rid of him the honest way, do it the Chicago way.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TexasRose, 3/8/2013 9:54:25 AM     (No. 9214763)

He needs to have a good long talk with Dick Lugar.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: oh-heck, 3/8/2013 10:00:00 AM     (No. 9214782)

If the problem is an open primary, find two primary candidates. Run one as a Democrat and one as a Republican.

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