|Kelly Ayotee, good senator or good Republican?|
I understand that on the day of this town hall Ms Ayotte showed up with a Power Point to explain her vote. Bad idea; if you need to rely on a Power Point to explain yourself then you've made a mistake. She was not voted into office to be a loyal Republican. She is in the United States Senate to represent the majority of the people of New Hampshire; sometimes this means acting like an Independent and voting against the party line. She is learning a sad lesson and a good one. The people who elected you are not cows easily led by the nose, they will not always low quietly while you present a Power Point. They have minds and wants and needs, and most importantly they have beliefs and opinions and votes. The sad lesson Ms Ayotte is learning? The voices of the people of New Hampshire are the ones which count. When they whisper in her ear, she needs to listen.