Because it’s what Louisiana’s voters want? Or because he knows he doesn’t have to sweat about those voters, since the GOP elects itself whenever necessary.
As Karl Rove knows…
Vitter Pushes for BP Bailout Bill in Senate
U.S. Senator David Vitter asked for unanimous consent to pass legislation that protect BP and other oil companies by limiting their financial liability for oil spills and potentially leaves taxpayers on the hook for the cost of cleaning up the damage. Vitter’s request was met with objection and did not pass.