Sheila Jackson Lee:
Obama delivered votes for bailout--except hers, of course...
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McCain's coming in and talking about he had the votes and only delivered 65 Republicans. Compared to Obama's steady hand and actually 140 Democrats voted.First of all, irony alert, Sheila Jackson Lee voted AGAINST the bailout. So here she is bragging about Obama's ability to deliver votes. Meanwhile, he failed to deliver her vote.
Second, Obama did not lift a finger to deliver votes...he didn't even travel back to Washington. This from the New York Times:
Aides to Mr. Obama said he had not directly reached out to try to sway any House Democrats who opposed the measure.Even if Obama had delivered the votes, she's claiming that the bill failed to address the needs of the American People. What she's really telling us, is that Obama delivered vote's for a sh*tty bill. So much for the steady hand. They must think we're really stupid. [read more]
Source: Sheila Jackson Lee: Obama delivered votes for bailout...except hers of course...