Talk:Paul Broun

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No problem with voting for Allen West[edit]

As of this writing, the article describes Broun's vote for Allen West as "problem[atic]". When I sought to correct this, ‎Sprocket J Cogswell wrote 'Don't be disingenuous. The "problem" was his going against long-standing precedent, and against simple common sense.' His argument from precedent is peculiar. Maybe I'm wrong, but I assume he's not a conservative. Does he oppose same-sex marriage due to it being against precedent as well?

Regarding the sensibility of Broun's vote, I'm guessing it was a protest vote rather than an actual attempt to make West speaker. According to the comments in the source linked in this article, one Democratic Congressman voted for Collin Powell as Speaker. Does Mr. Cogswell finds this Congressman to be idiotic as well? Does he sees the vote for Powell as problematic? For that matter, what does he think about the suggestion of the liberal Norman Ornstein to nominate Huntsman as Speaker? - ConservapediaMarkman (talk) 14:18, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

What has any of that got to do with the price of fish? Same-sex marriage is not the issue here. Likewise, other cases of grandstanding legislative theater have nothing to do with this article. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 20:35, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
I'll accept the current version as a reasonable compromise. - ConservapediaMarkman (talk) 20:46, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
OK Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 20:48, 16 June 2013 (UTC)