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How’s them death panels workin’ out for ya?
Sarah Palin on Sean Hannity:
Eric Cantor is a whiny little baby. So what else is new?
Baby Eric came out of the White House Wednesday whining that the president was pissy with him and “stormed out of the room.” Weirdly, no one else saw that. Instead, they saw Baby Eric, for the third time, ask Obama about doing a short term debt ceiling deal, something the president has repeatedly said he would not do (and had already said twice in this meeting. Only this time, Baby Eric interrupted Obama’s wrap-up remarks at the end of the meeting. Yeah, maybe he was a little pissy. I would be too with a whiny little baby pretending to be some serious legislator bouncing up and down and trying to get my attention to ask about something I’ve already said no to. What’s next, going to Mommie? Balloon Juice
Or maybe it just went down like this: @marabout40 “obama lit him up. cantor sat in stunned silence”: wp.me/pUgO9-bbQ Obama kicked Cantor’s overprivileged lying ass.
Cluelessness: Just another service offered by Republican governors
And earlier, Kasich couldn’t explain his low approval ratings either.
Even Palin says this makes no sense
I’m still trying to figure out Mitch McConnell’s grand bargain on the debt ceiling. Let’s see if I’ve got this right: Congress will pass a bill saying that Obama can raise the debt ceiling all by himself, and then Obama will do it, after which the Republicans will pass a resolution opposing the lifting of the debt ceiling, which Obama will veto, and neither chamber has enough votes to override the veto. I’m guessing Mitch thinks his Tea Party overlords are too stupid to get this one. Nobody’s that stupid.
Except maybe Mitch himself
So it turns out that ole Mitch offered up his deal with the devil because he was worried. Not that the country was in trouble and needed some actual adults to be handling the reins, but because default “destroys your brand.” Also, “It would give the president an opportunity to blame Republicans for a bad economy.” Really, Mitch? What part of the economy isn’t your fault? How many jobs have your tax cuts for rich people created? How are the banks doing on fixing their little mortgage problems? Of course, this is the guy who’s said twice now — once right after the inauguration and once recently — that the single most important job of Republicans right now is to keep Obama from being re-elected. And he’s got a whole new way to tackle that problem too. Elections, he says, aren’t working. So we need to amend the constitution. With a balanced budget amendment. Yeah, that’ll do it. Until the Republicans win the presidency again, and that’ll get repealed — or maybe just declared unconstitutional by the Republican Supreme Court. Anyway, I seem to recall we were doing pretty good back until some jackass from Texas got elected president.
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