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Sam Brownback Needs To Learn How To BCC

by @ 8:40 am on July 1, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Politics, Sam Brownback

Let me paint the pictures. People email Kansas Senator asking for his position on the immigration bill. Someone puts together a responds and emails back. To everyone. With all the email addresses in the To field.

Hillarity ensues:

An e-mail barrage ensued with a number of people replying to the full list with their comments on Brownback’s position on immigration. “C’mon Mr. Brownback . . . .tell us what you’ve been promised in exchange for your YES vote for amnesty for illegals,” wrote Alan Doll in an e-mail obtained by The Fix. “Thanks for the preview of the man who wants to be president.”

Jinny Hayden, who lives in suburban Atlanta, wrote: “Your track record doesn’t convince me that you would enforce any new laws any better than you have with the laws that are in the books now.” Hayden said she received “a hundred” e-mails from people on the original message.

Brownback, whether because of the email response or not, responded by having a John Kerry moment:

Did the storm of comments bear fruit? On Thursday, when the Senate held another cloture vote — which, it turned out, would seal the demise of the bill– Brownback initially voted “yes” on moving the bill forward. Ten minutes later, he switched his vote to “no.”

Brownback told reporters that his initial vote Thursday was cast out of a desire to “showcase” the need for immigration reform. Explaining the last-minute switch, he said: “I wanted to signal that I support comprehensive immigration reform, but now is not the time, this is not the bill.”

Sam Brownback: He was against the immigration bill before he was for it.

H/T: Brendan Loy for the video

One Response to “Sam Brownback Needs To Learn How To BCC”

  1. Monie says:

    Subject: Sam Brownback shares Personal Testimony of Jesus

    Gerald Morrison, a man from my church, received a call from a woman who serves on President Elect Sam Brownback’s campaign in Wichita. She called him to tell this story.
    Last week, Senator Sam Brownback visited the Trojan Elementary School gym in Osawatomie, Kansas on his tour of flooded areas in Kansas, and was going table to table to greet the hundreds of flood relief volunteers.
    He got to one lady, a woman who lost everything in the flood, but was still helping other victims. During their brief conversation she indicated to Sam Braownback that she was a Christian. She was there with her 15 year old son. Senator Brownback asked the boy if he was a believer in Jesus Christ, too. He said he didn’t think so.

    Senator Brownback asked the boy, “Do you mind if I tell you how I came to know Christ as my Savior?” The boy agreed, and Senator Brownback sat down next to the boy on a box of donated clothes and helped pass out items to the flood victims. While he was helping Sam Brownback witnessed to this 15 year old boy him for 45 minutes, and led him in the sinners prayer!!

    Gerald’s cousin was so choked up, she could hardly tell the story through tears.

    Yes, my dear friend, we are living in the in times. How glorious to know that Senator Sam Brownback, possibly our new president, is the kind of man that doesn’t feel the political pressure to back down from sharing his faith in Jesus Christ, and would take 45 minutes of his precious time to help flood victims and lead a teenager to Christ. This is the kind of man who America needs running the country. America needs a Christian who loves hi country, that will work with the downtrodden, and will take the time to talk about Jesus Christ with a 15 year old boy.

    Please forward this email to everyone you know and keep it going so they will know just what kind of man Senator Sam Brownback really is. A good man. A Christian Man. A leader. The kind of man we need as our President in 2008.

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