Originally posted on America's Watchtower:
What do you do when you are a member of the establishment, elitist, political class Republicans who feel it is your birthright to remain in Washington and you watch a bunch of new conservatives come to power within the party and try to change the culture in Washington? Why, you punish them and hope to teach them a lesson of course. That lesson being you must go along to get along.
And that is precisely what John Boehner appears to have done when he removed conservative Republicans from committee positions. It goes without saying that this isn’t sitting well with the affected conservatives who do believe they are being punished for trying to change Washington and influence the establishment Republican leaders: