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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Obama Saved, Boehner Sabotaged by 'Lunatic Wing'

Update to the post earlier today about Obama being "Saved by 'Republican Back-Benchers':
Boehner Sabotaged by Lunatic Wing of Republican Party, by Kevin Drum: Even after larding up his Plan B bill with lots of goodies, John Boehner apparently couldn't get his Republican caucus to support it. So he's now pulled the bill and adjourned the House, promising only to return after Christmas "when needed."
This is truly an epic fail. Boehner couldn't even get a piece of obvious political theater passed. He's completely unable to control the lunatic wing of his own party. It's hard to say what's next.

What's next, it seems, is the blame game over which party caused us to go over the fiscal cliff, but I think it's pretty clear who should be held responsible.

    Posted by on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:42 PM in Economics, Politics | Permalink  Comments (22)

          


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