Bauer Says Early Election Results a Referendum on Obama ... and Voters Have had Enough

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer Tuesday night said that the early election results were a "referendum on Obama, and the voters have rejected his agenda."

The chairman of the Campaign for Working Families, Bauer made the following statement:

"The night is young and the votes are still being counted.  But judging from early indications it is clear that the American people have repudiated the leftwing agenda of higher taxes, more spending and bigger government.  Democrats promised the country hope and change.  Instead, we got a re-run of Jimmy Carter's "malaise days" - rising unemployment, out-of-control spending and ever-expanding regulations.  

"There is no spinning the results:  The 2010 election is a referendum on Obama and the voters have rejected his agenda of failed stimulus bills, cap and trade energy taxes, government takeovers, union bailouts and socialized medicine.

"The voters also sent a clear message about what they expect from Washington.  By voting for conservative candidates, they are demanding fiscal responsibility, smaller government and more respect for traditional values.  

"Tonight's results cannot come as a surprise to anyone.  The signs have been there all along - from the Tea Party and town hall protests, to polls showing overwhelming opposition to ObamaCare, to the 2009 victories of Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie to Scott Brown's victory in Massachusetts.  Yet, Obama and congressional Democrats ignored them all.  Today, the American people sent an unmistakable message:  ENOUGH!

"With yet another and even larger rebuke at the ballot box, it is incumbent upon Barack Obama and congressional Democrats to stop pandering to left-wing special interest groups, abandon their ideological agenda and deliver on their promise of transparency and post-partisanship.

"This year the American people again voted for change in Washington.  Now Republicans must regain their trust and work hard to restore their hope."

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SOURCE Campaign for Working Families


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