OK Sen. Coburn won’t cave on disaster pork: ‘You watch how we handle this’

Joe Saunders
BizPac Review

This is how a conservative Republican smacks down the media.

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn on Thursday went into the lion’s den of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program and not only stuck to his guns on his longstanding opposition to pork-barrel spending dressed up as disaster relief, he went after liberalism’s essential premise that the government is the answer to all problems.

“This is all a game, and it’s a crass political game because I was being asked these questions before we even pulled the dead people out of the rubble,” Coburn said. “So it’s just typical Washington BS, quite frankly.”…

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