Politico: Amash, Huelskamp, and Schweikert are "egregious a-holes"Submitted by RegularJohn on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 15:17
Politico: Did Amash and the others get purged from their committee positions due to their principled stances on tough issues (that were often at ends with the Republican Establishment)? Nope, it is actually much more reasonable. According to certain sources, it was simply because they are big fat meanies.
"Back-bench freshmen Justin Amash, Tim Huelskamp and David Schweikert are gaining martyr status among conservative activists after they were “purged” from House committees for what they say is a matter of sticking to their principles on tough votes.
But some of their colleagues say the trio got yanked by the leadership-driven Republican Steering Committee because they’re jerks — or worse.
In an interview with POLITICO, one member of the Steering Committee called them “the most egregious a—holes” in the House Republican Conference."
Continue reading this load of garbage at http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/house-leaders-make-exa...