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Wed Dec 21, 2011, 12:21 PM

NY Times: Republican Unity Cracks as Election Nears


Republican Unity Cracks as Election Nears
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR


The criticism of the House Republicans this week has been fierce.

One senator accused them of “playing politics” and said their actions would “hurt American families and be detrimental to our fragile economy.”

Another said there was “no reason” for House Republicans to oppose a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut, and added that “What is playing out in Washington, D.C., this week is about political leverage, not about what’s good for the American people.”

And a third urged House Republicans to pass the short-term payroll tax cut bill because “this is best for the country, as well as for all the individuals who are affected.” ...............(more)

The complete piece is at: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/21/republican-unity-cracks-as-election-nears/



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TheCowsCameHome Dec 2011 #1
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mike_c Dec 2011 #3
demosincebirth Dec 2011 #4

Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 12:29 PM

1. Good.

Crack them into 1000 tiny pieces that no one will be able to repair.

They deserve what they will soon suffer.

edit: punctuation

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 12:31 PM

2. ...and the punch line:

"The remarkable thing about all of that criticism is that it did not come from Democrats. Rather, the angry, disbelieving rhetoric came from Senate Republicans, who until now have maintained a nearly airtight alliance with their Republican colleagues in the House."

Delicious.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 12:32 PM

3. "as election nears...."



I presume the reference is to the national election eleven months from now. A freaking year away!

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 21, 2011, 01:01 PM

4. Well of course this was going to happen. You have, in the GOP, semi-sane reupublicans and the rest

are verifiable nut-jobs led by Limpballs and the other so-called rw radio hosts. I love it!

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