That's the way one of the 40 dozen John Locke machine sites characterize Breazeale's complaint. Here are Breazeale's actual words (or some of them):
Casting a vote just to boost your re-election chances, while being unable to influence other members of your party to join you, shows a total lack of leadership.
Blue dogs just don't get any respect, in or out of their party.
Fellow blue dog Heath Shuler in the NC-11 gets some of that same Republican medicine.