And especially so when you’re fighting for illegal aliens from Mexico like Democrats were Thursday night. Witness the actual stealing of votes in the House of Representatives.
You know, all the Florida recounts that included even the kind of recounts both Gore and the Florida Supreme Court wanted, showed that Bush won. Seven years later, you can see that facts never seem to matter when politics is involved. And Thursday night was a prime example.
Republicans argued afterward that they had secured a 215-213 win on their motion to bar undocumented immigrants from receiving any federal funds apportioned in the agricultural spending bill for employment or rental assistance. Democrats, however, argued the measure was deadlocked at 214-214 and failed, members and aides on both sides of the aisle said afterward.
This is what stealing a vote looks like. When they saw they had lost the motion, the Speaker gaveled the vote closed on a procedural measure and declared the vote to be tied, which leaves the bill as is. A video on this and a press release from my Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) follow. Continue reading