A judgeship-for-Obamacare-vote deal?
While President Obama’s trading of a lifetime judicial appointment in exchange for a vote in favor of ObamaCare doesn’t quite rise to the level of an impeachable offense at a minimum it is an example of legislative horse-trading at its most obnoxious.
On cue President Obama’s press secretary Robert Gibbs called the allegation that the nomination was a kind of bribe in [...]
It was bad enough during the Clinton administration when there was virtually a for sale sign outside the Lincoln bedroom in order to garner campaign contributions. Now, in an effort to push Obamacare over the line, President Obama appears to be going so far as to sell a judgeship.
According to an article in The Weekly Standard, [...]
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By Lori Ziganto at Red State
If you can’t beat ‘em, bribe ‘em! Chicago-style politics once again coming home to roost. The Weekly Standard is reporting that Obama is now selling judgeships for health care votes:
Tonight, Barack Obama will host ten House Democrats who voted against the health care bill [...]