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drray23

(7,662 posts)
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 03:51 PM Jul 2021

McCarthy is so bad at this.

He's got to be one of the worst minority leaders we ever had in congress. He is completely unable to control his caucus , can not hold a candle to Nancy Pelosi and fails at every step. He ends up whining and not doing anything.
He probably thought Nancy Pelosi would not veto his picks and now he is up the creek without a paddle. He could have had a bipartisan committee with veto powers on subpoenas when first proposed. Instead he is in a situation were we might end up with just democrats+ Cheney.
Of course not many people can hold a candle to Nancy Pelosi but McCarthy has to be one of the most incompetent ones.

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McCarthy is so bad at this. (Original Post) drray23 Jul 2021 OP
he is so bad at this because Trump is so bad at this CatWoman Jul 2021 #1
Lest we forget he followed Ryan who didn't want the job to start underpants Jul 2021 #6
Boehner's gotta be laughing at this shit C_U_L8R Jul 2021 #8
He is one of the many who built this problem. Gore1FL Jul 2021 #20
And it doesn't matter that only one R is on the committee, it is still bipartisan. Sibelius Fan Jul 2021 #2
Agreed. But what repugs say no longer matters samsingh Jul 2021 #7
probably 80 some % will be dead in about a yr !! the crud will get them ! monkeyman1 Jul 2021 #13
THAT is a GREAT point! MyOwnPeace Jul 2021 #21
And yet... Silent3 Jul 2021 #3
He had to commit the required act of performative loyalty-signaling Ocelot II Jul 2021 #4
Don't you mean "getting on his knees and performing shroom licking"? erronis Jul 2021 #11
ya ' think !! monkeyman1 Jul 2021 #14
Yep WHITT Jul 2021 #5
Think He Wanted This colsohlibgal Jul 2021 #9
this is what happens when you work for the GOP and not for America Skittles Jul 2021 #10
And the GQP works for the plutocrats around the world. The US citizens be damned. erronis Jul 2021 #12
the next 6 month's we will see how many congress people lawyer up !! monkeyman1 Jul 2021 #15
The man doesn't have an original thought. He's Trump's mouthpiece. Politicub Jul 2021 #16
Well, give it that he regards the incompetent FG and Jesus as equivalent, it's not surprising. NNadir Jul 2021 #17
HE KNEW HIS CHOICES WOULD BE REJECTED toughtony Jul 2021 #18
Here's what I still can't process malaise Jul 2021 #19
Ryan's......... MyOwnPeace Jul 2021 #22
But at least Ryan cut and ran malaise Jul 2021 #23

underpants

(183,612 posts)
6. Lest we forget he followed Ryan who didn't want the job to start
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 04:22 PM
Jul 2021

after Boehner who bailed.

McCarthy is third team at best.

Gore1FL

(21,251 posts)
20. He is one of the many who built this problem.
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:35 PM
Jul 2021

I hope he realizes his guilt and responsibility and that it keeps him up at night

Sibelius Fan

(24,420 posts)
2. And it doesn't matter that only one R is on the committee, it is still bipartisan.
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 03:58 PM
Jul 2021

McIdiot can’t claim it’s a D witch hunt.

samsingh

(17,624 posts)
7. Agreed. But what repugs say no longer matters
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 04:35 PM
Jul 2021

they are rabidly stupid and will lie no matter what anyway.

MyOwnPeace

(16,988 posts)
21. THAT is a GREAT point!
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:42 PM
Jul 2021

At this stage of the game there will be no minds changed regarding Jan. 6. You either believe what your eyes tell you - or you believe idiots like Senator Ron Johnson - AAA tour guide and Chief Ostrich member of the Denier's Club.
We need to have 'official' findings regarding the Insurrection - history requires it. TFG and McCarthy won't have a great spot in the reporting of it....

Silent3

(15,623 posts)
3. And yet...
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 04:00 PM
Jul 2021

...he still has a decent shot at becoming Speaker is 2022. It's all he really wants, no matter how much lying and self-debasement it takes.

Ocelot II

(116,604 posts)
4. He had to commit the required act of performative loyalty-signaling
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 04:05 PM
Jul 2021

once TFG gave him his marching orders. He's bad at it because TFG is bad at it and he has no balls.

erronis

(15,816 posts)
11. Don't you mean "getting on his knees and performing shroom licking"?
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:03 PM
Jul 2021

Sorry for the imagery. But I doubt I'm the only one...

colsohlibgal

(5,275 posts)
9. Think He Wanted This
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 05:21 PM
Jul 2021

He had to know, by putting complete jerks like Jordan on there, that this response was likely. Jordan in particular is so loud and obnoxious.

So the lines are largely drawn but the truth is on our side and we have copious video and audio to prove that and refute the Republican mantra that there was nothing to see there.

Politicub

(12,165 posts)
16. The man doesn't have an original thought. He's Trump's mouthpiece.
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:12 PM
Jul 2021

He probably runs to the phone to call Trump before he says anything in order to get permission or guidance. What a piece of shit loser.

 

NNadir

(33,642 posts)
17. Well, give it that he regards the incompetent FG and Jesus as equivalent, it's not surprising.
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:15 PM
Jul 2021

Trump wasn't even good at being a fascist leader. He managed to screw that up too.

toughtony

(88 posts)
18. HE KNEW HIS CHOICES WOULD BE REJECTED
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:16 PM
Jul 2021

Him and trump have something more diabolical in the works. With trump involved it will fail, but nonetheless there's a new plan afoot.

malaise

(270,707 posts)
19. Here's what I still can't process
Wed Jul 21, 2021, 06:19 PM
Jul 2021

How did McCarthy move from saying Putin pays Trump to being a tool of the Slobfather?
I swear that the Slobfather knows Kevin's secrets.

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