Joe Manchin, the former Governor of West Virginia, who ran for the Senate by touting his pro-gun credentials and who even made a campaign commercial showing himself shooting a rifle at a copy of the Obamacare bill (which he then voted for once he was safely in office), is now taking money from anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg.
Michael Bloomberg Will Host Fundraiser For Joe Manchin
Manchin, a Democrat from Republican-leaning West Virginia, led the Senate’s push for a bill to expand background checks on private gun sales earlier this year in the wake of the mass shooting last December in Newtown, Conn. Manchin’s bill, co-sponsored by Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, failed despite backing from the White House and Bloomberg’s own group, Mayor’s Against Illegal Guns.
The fundraiser, scheduled for July 22, marks Bloomberg’s efforts to reward those who supported the gun control campaign...
So now Judas gets his silver after supporting legislation that he knows that most of his constituents didn't want. And now it's up to every West Virginian to make sure that "Sell-out Joe" chokes on it every time he appears in public in this state.
I got this story last week from Bob over at Drawn Cutlass, but I wanted to wait until after the week-end to get it out there. COme on, West Virginians. Spread this news and let's make the next five years long ones indeed for our traitor senator.