Democracy is, inherently, about compromise. It's about listening to the will of the people and respecting the decisions they make when they vote. Sometimes those votes go against the personal beliefs of our elected officials - but our officials aren't in office to spout their own ideals; they're there to protect ours.
Please sign this petition as a reminder to House Speaker Boehner that listening only to the intensity of his own party is a direct violation of the job our representatives were elected to do.
I'm fed up with politicians holding our economy hostage with ideas that the American people voted against in 2012. Read more here: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/09/republican-ransom-demand-implement-romney-plan.html