Friday, December 7, 2012

Jim DeMint Resigns from Senate, To Head Right Wing "Think Tank"

Image from source, USAToday
It's nice to see that Jim DeMint is going to start thinking for a living, if indeed that's what they do at the Heritage Foundation. But it is further proof that there is no shame in Right Wing World. Karl Rove and Dick Morris (and so many others) got the election terribly wrong. Mitch McConnell and John Boner Boehner failed in their mission to make Barack Obama a one term President. And DeMint who vowed to take the President to his "Waterloo," and to "break him," also failed in his mission. None of those people will meekly exit the political stage. DeMint leaves the Senate, and goes to head up one of the most high-profile political operations that exists, and gets to collect a fat paycheck. Question: why?


GOP Sen. DeMint to resign, run Heritage Foundation

Republican Sen. Jim DeMint, an influential conservative leader, said Thursday he is resigning next month to join the Heritage Foundation as its president.

"It's been an honor to serve the people of South Carolina in the United States Senate for the past eight years, but now it's time for me to pass the torch to someone else and take on a new role in the fight for America's future," DeMint said in a statement. . .

Read more at: USAToday

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