In spite of the impression you may have received in the MSM, passage of the Cromnibus was not pre–ordained.
For one brief shining moment conservatives in the House had a chance to do what voters wanted: Stop Obama in spite of the craven, accomadationist GOP House leadership ‘led’ by Squeaker of the House John Boehner.
Conservatives were winning the vote on whether or not to bring the Cromnibus to the floor. We had a chance to re–open budget negotiations and remove spending control from Harry Reid and President Obama.
And then Cong. Gullible and the Reindeer Farmer entered the picture and it was all over.
The complete story is in my Newsmax column: