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(50,996 posts)
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 09:10 AM Mar 2015

My letter to Tom, aka Traitor, Cotton.

Dear Senator Cotton,

You have once again proven you are utterly unsuited to be in the US Senate. Your lack of knowledge of protocol and conduct has now been exposed to the rest of the world. You are an embarrassment to Arkansas. I really hope you get a ton of contributions from your Koch friends in the defense industry for attempting to provoke another useless, budget-busting war in the Middle East.


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(91,467 posts)
2. Good for you, though I doubt he will read it. Saxby chambliss, and the other loonies who signed
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 09:17 AM
Mar 2015

that letter should be censured at a minimum, but none of that will happen.


(11,460 posts)
9. Saxby Chambliss didn't sign it - he's not in the Senate anymore
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:35 AM
Mar 2015

Unfortunately (and as hard as it is to believe) a tea-bagger that's even worse has taken his place - David Perdue.


(35,941 posts)
4. Here's mine to my newly elected junior senator.
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 10:03 AM
Mar 2015


I was sorry to see you start your senatorial career by showing such profound disrespect for the office of the Presidency by signing onto a letter that undermines the work that President Obama and other world leaders are trying to accomplish with Iran. We don't need another war in the Middle East and watching the GOP beat the hornet's nest like a group of immature adolescents, instead of behaving like adults was sickening. With the exception of your self-absorbed selves, you look like spoiled brats to the entire world.

Six years is a long time, but know this Mr. Gardner, come 2020, I will work hard & diligently to remove you from office.

You will hear from me again, I'm sure.

The GOP is a disgrace & I'm about at the point where I don't even want to be friends with people who would vote for these assholes.


(84,883 posts)
6. Can I borrow that?
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:08 AM
Mar 2015

It's so well written and appropriate that I can imagine sending it with only changing the name to my newly minted shit-for-brainz bigot Jr. Senator from my state.


(35,941 posts)
7. Absolutely.
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:13 AM
Mar 2015

I used to write to Mark Udall all the time. I suspect that there will be even more letters to Gardner. For all the good it will do.



(769 posts)
11. Love the letter but I like Tom 'Tehran Tom' Cotton.
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:44 AM
Mar 2015

It's the best way to keep him connected to forever infamous Letter to Iran.


(33,986 posts)
12. Even though my fellow dumbass citizens have turned Michigan state government into
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:51 AM
Mar 2015

Michissippi, I am relieved that our 2 senators are Democrats. Good letter!



(411 posts)
14. I agree
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 12:09 PM
Mar 2015

Though I'm in the process of selling and moving out of this fascist right to work for less state.



(39,961 posts)
15. I'm in Mississippi
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 12:32 PM
Mar 2015

and both of mine are Republicans, but at least one of them had the sense God gave a billy goat not to sign the letter. I assure you, both of them heard from me. One to laud him for not being stupid enough to sign it, and the other to get an earful of how idiotic I thought it was.

If a Republican Senator from Mississippi, of all places, is smart enough to respect the office of the President, then the idiots that signed it should be absolutely ashamed of themselves to be shown up by a Republican Senator of Mississippi.


(33,986 posts)
17. I still can't believe that that idiotic letter was signed by 47 Senators.
Thu Mar 12, 2015, 08:10 AM
Mar 2015

They are so far into the hate bubble that they've lost all touch with reality and common sense. It's only after they pull a dumbass stunt like this and get vilified for it do they wake up and say whoops. They are terrifying. Now they're trying to pass it off as some sort of joke and it's somehow all Obama's fault. It's the same myopic mentality that convinced them that Romney was going to trounce President Obama in 2012. Glad one of your senators has his head on straight and I'm glad you wrote to both of them. Oh, and I didn't mean to cast aspersions on Mississippi, but Michigan is looking a lot more like your very red state these days than the one blue/purple I've lived in my whole life.


(2,382 posts)
13. Cotton, and every other signer of this repugnant letter...
Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:58 AM
Mar 2015

... SHOULD be prosecuted under the Logan Act. The law's wording is very clear and concise, and there is ZERO wiggle room for even the oiliest of them to slither out of it. Yeah, I'm looking at YOU, Cruz!

But, as we recently saw with the treasonous Petraeus, there is a grotesque double standard that protects Washington insiders from having their social schedules interrupted by any of the legal unpleasantness to which we, the Great Unwashed, would certainly be subjected, were we to undertake such subversive action to undermine a diplomatic initiative.

I could almost understand such action to prevent a war, but to try and START one? The Republicans have overplayed their hand, and proven, beyond any hope of redemption, what malignant assholes they really are.

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