“Despite heavy public opposition to the conflict, 19 Democrats broke with their party’s antiwar leadership to oppose cutting off funding by March 31, 2008, joining 47 Republicans and one independent in the 67 to 29 vote against the measure. The Senate’s four Democratic presidential candidates were among the supporters of the measure, offered as an amendment to an unrelated bill, as House and Senate leaders prepared to negotiate a spending package that would fund the war through September.”
Symbolic Measure to End War Voted Down 67 to 29 in Senate, by Shailagh Murray, Washington Post Staff Writer, Thursday, May 17, 2007; Page A03
Here’re the 19 Senators who claim to be Democrats:
People who live in these states, don’t you think there might be better Democrats, like real ones, who could do a better job representing you as, y’know, Democrats?
The unspeakable horror of war is obviously lost on the majority of our Senate and so they easily wish it on others. What is wrong with these people?