Published on Feb 10, 2014
Former Supporters In Louisiana Now Oppose Landrieu Due To ObamaCare (February 10, 2014)
Sen. Mary Landrieu – on the ropes, or playing rope-a-dope?
By John Roberts
Published February 10, 2014 | FoxNews.com
BATON ROUGE, La. – At Frank’s Restaurant, a popular diner outside Baton Rouge, the motto is “It’s All Good.” But if the regulars here are any indication, for Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu — it’s turning very bad.
“I am a registered Republican, but I voted for Mary Landrieu,” said Karen Parson. “I voted for her every year. But I won’t be voting for her this year.”
Parson is like a lot of Republicans in Louisiana. In presidential elections, they have voted for Mitt Romney, John McCain and George W. Bush. But they also sent Landrieu to Washington, three times.
“Up until this point, I think she has done a good job,” Parson told Fox News.
“This point” is her vote for the Affordable Care Act — ObamaCare — which is not popular in Louisiana. In fact, recent polls show that 54 percent of Louisianans say they are less likely to vote for Landrieu because of that law.
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