This is how Smith survives: relent where he must, use the good that is in his bills, overstate the rest, and hide from anyone who might ask questions.
Chris Smith’s history on the Affordable Care Act and abortion reveals a contradictory logic that calls into question his honesty.
Like Ozymandias, Jim Keady is now a colossal wreck laid bare. Unlike the statue, there is hope for Jim.
Other politics aside, Smith has proven he will not fight for his constituents when it matters most.
Smith tries to appear reasonable on abortion rights, but the devil is in the details.
Smith’s votes surrounding health care are illustrative of his failure as a leader (or a supposed moderate).
The concept is to put an extra $1,000 dollars in each citizen’s pocket every month, no strings attached. But, what does this actually solve?
Smith casts himself as a moderate in election years, but a look at his reaction to this and previous scandals reveal he lacks the courage to put his country before his party.