Ah, sweet consensus:
House Republican leaders are bringing the House back into session on Sunday, lawmakers were told in a Thursday conference call. — one day before the nation reaches the fiscal cliff…
I am, of course, lying. The difference between I and they is that I is telling you so.
Seriously, ARE THERE ANY ADULTS IN THE HOUSE?
Mitch McConnell solemnly intones as Senate Republican Leader that the reason mumble mumble is because the Democrats (generically, I guess) Quoth McConnell in better context than he’d give me:
Republicans aren’t about to write a blank check for anything Senate Democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff … Hopefully there’s still time for an agreement of some kind that saves the taxpayers from a wholly, wholly preventable economic crisis… They don’t have a plan that can get bipartisan support….
Kinda circular argumenty there, ain’t it Mitch? Since you won’t agree to anything that you don’t agree with, and you’re the Tango partner that it takes for bipartisanship, you have actually managed the political equivalent (after filibustering YOURSELF last week) of the man who murders both his parents and then asks the Court for mercy because he’s an orphan.
McConnell in his younger, modeling days
Were the nation children and the Congressional Republicans parents, Child Welfare Services would now be retrieving personal effects, now that the police have taken the parents into custody for reckless child endangerment and serial child abuse.
But not to worry, guys (and it’s mostly GUYS), Mission Already Accomplished. Reporting indicates that this was a BAD Christmas season, which is, of course, BAD for the economy, which — to you lunatics — is bad for the President and, therefore, good.
Al Qaeda’s ‘thank you’ note is in the mail …
But don’t expect expedited service from a Postal Service you openly attempt to kill.
Boehner in his younger, pre-Orange modeling days
Way to go, Grinches. Scrooge would be impressed.