The pro-Boehner Conservative Scorecard, Updated - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The pro-Boehner Conservative Scorecard, Updated

83 percent of respondents to a National Review Online poll support Boehner’s plan

So do the following conservatives:

Rep. Mike Pence

Citizens Against Government Waste

National Federation of Independent Businesses

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels

Financial Services Rountable

Rep. John Campbell

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallon

The Manchester Union Leader

columnist S.E. Cupp

Myron Ebell, Freedom Action

Thomas Sowell, conservative economist and columnist extraordinaire

115 private-sector job-creating organizations, state, local and national, ranging from the Aluminum Association of America to the Brick Industry Association, the American Meat Association, Associated General Contractors of America, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the National Restaurant Association, the Texas Retailers Association, and the Wisconsin Grocers Association (just to give a taste of the breadth of the support)

Keith Hennessey

The Wall Street Journal editorial page (Republicans who oppose Boehner’s debt deal are playing into Obama’s hands.)
National Review as an institution

John Bolton

Fred Thompson
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Americans for Tax Reform and Grover Norquist
Yuval Levin
James Capretta
Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan
James Pethokoukis
Mark Thiessen
Brit Hume (Hard-liners rejecting Boehner “are playing with fire,” could “blow it” by not supporting Boehner, will likely end up with “far less than they will get with Boehner.”)
George Will
Tea Party favorite Rep. Allen West
Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Rep. Kristi Noem

The Chicago Tribune

Fred Barnes

Townhall’s Guy Benson
Matthew Continetti
Charles Krauthammer (it would be “suicidal” for Repubs to kill Boehner plan)
Laura Ingraham
Haley Barbour
William Kristol (To vote against John Boehner on the House floor this week in the biggest showdown of the current Congress is to choose to vote with Nancy Pelosi. To vote against Boehner is to choose to support Barack Obama. It is to choose to increase the chances that worse legislation than Boehner’s passes. And it is to choose to increase the chances that Obama emerges from this showdown politically stronger.)

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