Lee S. Downie: Politicians facing disaster

October 22, 2013 

Regarding the Oct. 16 news story “Shutdown stymies N.C. reps”: So U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers is caught on the horns of a dilemma, is she?

Perhaps I can help with this thought: Membership in the tea party or support and use of its tactics does not ensure one against the economic disaster that will surely happen if we default on the national debt. Her most ardent supporters will be hurt, and they will remember.

Lee S. Downie


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