South Dakota Sen. John Thune Says He's Not Running For President In 2012Submitted by AnAppealToHeavenWash on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 18:39
Thune says, "...we have been reminded of the importance of being in the arena, of being in the fight. And make no mistake that during this period of fiscal crisis and economic uncertainty there is a fight for the future direction of America. There is a battle to be waged over what kind of country we are going to leave our children and grandchildren and that battle is happening now in Washington, not two years from now. So at this time, I feel that I am best positioned to fight for America’s future here in the trenches of the United States Senate."
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Anyone know how Thune voted on TARP?
Clearly Thune has not endorsed Rand Paul's bill to cut 500 billion this year or Rand would have at least one co-sponsor in the senate.
In this context it is clear that Senator Thune doesn't seem all too worried about America's financial troubles.