Like Glenn and the Bear, I haven’t followed the battle for U.S. House Majority Leader as closely as I probably should have. But it looks like it’s shaping up to be another Coburn Amendment type fight. On the one hand you have the Tom-Delay-business-as-usual crowd. On the other is the anti-government-waste crowd.
Roy Blunt appears to have the support of the former group. Republicans who seem to be on the porcine version of the Atkins diet, look like they currently have the upper hand. John Shadegg, according to the blogger punditocracy, more closely resembles a return to 1994 ideals.
Marsha Blackburn is the Tennessee Representative on the Republican Study Committee. She will have a lot of influence on this decision. Tell her how you’d like to see it turn out.