I own a house in New Hampshire (near Scott Brown, unfortunately) and will move there in the next year or so, so I think of Republican Kelly Ayotte as one of my senators.
I am thrilled to see that her favorables have plunged 15 points since she voted against the Manchin-Toomey background check bill. She’s to the right of Pat Toomey on guns? Really?
I saw this as a very calculated, unprincipled vote, and I hope it comes back to bite her in the tush.
Ayotte feared a primary from her right, feared NRA 30-second ads. Maybe she’ll be done in by a primary from her left instead or just a plain old loss in the general.