Ain't that the truth! And the American public agrees with her from what I've read in the polls. As if this news wasn't enough, look what her conservative primary challenger, Scott D'Amboise, had to say about Snowe's vote to approve the compromise. She betrayed the tea party by voting for a deal that kept America from being driven off a cliff? That's one of the reasons why the tea party folks popularity is plummeting; they're irrational.