Speaker of the House Rep. Kent Williams (
Williams said that "I probably did violate my promise," but that it was outweighed by a desire for change that would bring bipartisan fairness to the Legislature while protecting employees.--KnoxNews.
November 11, 2008 he committed vote vote for a Republican Speaker AND Speaker Pro Tempore. Wonder what else will outweigh his word.
Video from Tn GOP.
From Rob Huddleston: "Republicans will never be able to match Democrats when it comes to treachery." Lord, have mercy, I certainly hope they never are. I voted for honesty. What Carter County gave us was a liar.
Blue Collar Muse has a long list of conservative comment on yesterday's ---what do we call it--Democratic politics as usual?
From the City Paper:
"I'm not really all that surprised,” noted Rep. Frank Nicely (R-Knoxville) , “It is interesting. We were depending on honor, which is scarce these days. You can't force someone to be honorable, it comes from the inside out not the outside in."