Blue Dog Dem Comes Out Against Cass Sunstein
Support from libertarians and the Wall Street Journal editorial board hasn’t saved Cass Sunstein from the wrath of Rep. Dan Boren (D-Okla.), a conservative Blue Dog from a district that gave Barack Obama only 35 percent of the vote in 2008. The Tulsa World’s Jim Myers reports on a teleconference town hall in which Boren celebrated the resignation of Van Jones.
Boren cited Sunstein’s reported views on animal rights, adding they are out of step with those of Oklahomans.
“I don’t believe he should be appointed to anything,’’ Boren said.
Myers does a quick fact-check: “