Were they Democrats or Republicans? November 19, 2005 Posted by Murdoc On this morning’s MSNBC.com front page: Updated: November 19, 2005 at 10:26 am ◀ That makes a weird sort of sense… Border Patrol revamps hiring ▶ Comments Remember when Charlie Rangel was on his soap box about re-instituting the draft? The House took him at his word and brought it up for a vote. Rangel voted aginst his own stated position, as did Murtha on Friday. BTW, does anyone else have trouble remembering Murtha’s name? I keep thinking Merkel. Wasn’t he a silly character on a kids TV show years ago? Hmm, wonder if it’s the same guy?