On Wednesday afternoon, the House had just voted, 412 to 0, to pass H. Res. 1113, "Celebrating the role of mothers in the United States and supporting the goals and ideals of Mother's Day," when Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kan.), rose in protest.A majority of the House GOP has now voted against motherhood. Nice. I've often said Republicans would throw their own mothers under a bus, now I have proof.
"Mr. Speaker, I move to reconsider the vote," he announced.
Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.), who has two young daughters, moved to table Tiahrt's request, setting up a revote. This time, 178 Republicans cast their votes against mothers.
Friday, May 09, 2008
Republicans vote against their mothers
Add motherhood to the list of things Republicans hate: