Letter: Republicans put party first

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In Mitt Romney's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, he said something with which I agree. He stated, "I wish Obama had succeeded." This is the only point with which I agree, but he left out one important part to President Obama's so-called failure.

On the night of the president's inauguration, a treasonous plan was hatched by leading Republicans to undermine any attempt by the president to rescue the U.S. economy. According to the book by Robert Draper, "Do Not Ask What Good We Do," top Republicans basically swore an oath to follow Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) plan that "the single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president." Through filibusters in the first two years, and the Tea Party uprising in next two-year lame duck session, they made good on that oath.

I just hope the citizens of this country remember this, and are not swayed by the traitors when it comes time to elect the next president. Putting one's party before the welfare of the country should be dealt with swiftly and permanently.

Scott White

Vancouver