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TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:05 PM Nov 2020

Our boy Tom Cotton embarrasses us again.

Sen. Tom Cotton has said that he will not vote to confirm Susan Rice to any position in the Biden administration because she is the "Typhoid Mary of the Obama administration foreign policy." I am slightly unclear whether he means that no one who was in the Obama administration is eligible or if he's simply saying we ain't having no black woman in the administration.

Either way, Arkansas has a lot to be embarrassed about lately but will no Democrat deliver us from this evil Trumper?

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Our boy Tom Cotton embarrasses us again. (Original Post) TomSlick Nov 2020 OP
Well then if Tom Cotton says no, everyone else should say yes. Bev54 Nov 2020 #1
Good point. TomSlick Nov 2020 #2
He's positioning himself to carry the Trump banner underpants Nov 2020 #3
Agreed. TomSlick Nov 2020 #4
He is danger that way if we don't turn put again in 2024 StClone Nov 2020 #5
He has big dreams Deuxcents Nov 2020 #6
President Biden Suburban Warrior Nov 2020 #7
That is mostly correct. TomSlick Nov 2020 #10
Trump has already proved that the administration officials do not need to be approved by congress. LiberalArkie Nov 2020 #15
That's the risk Mitch faces. TomSlick Nov 2020 #16
As of tomorrow, that sh*thead is no longer my senator! sinkingfeeling Nov 2020 #8
Unfortunately, it's not that simple. TomSlick Nov 2020 #11
Welcome to Illinois! 3catwoman3 Nov 2020 #14
Cotton has his own "dream world" MyOwnPeace Nov 2020 #9
Covid Cotton said what? TheRealNorth Nov 2020 #12
Yep, that's what he said. TomSlick Nov 2020 #13

TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
2. Good point.
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:11 PM
Nov 2020

Our boy Tom sees himself as Trump's successor as master of the dumpster fire. Other dumpster fire lovers will agree.

underpants

(181,704 posts)
3. He's positioning himself to carry the Trump banner
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:12 PM
Nov 2020

Other than family he is the most likely heir apparent

Deuxcents

(15,449 posts)
6. He has big dreams
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:16 PM
Nov 2020

Of running for prez in 2024 but can’t announce it b/c 45 has them hostage. I think this racist should google Typhoid Mary. The super spreaders are from his party n policies.

TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
10. That is mostly correct.
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:45 PM
Nov 2020

The Senate must confirm appointments to the cabinet. The rule seems to be that Republican presidents are entitled to the administration they chose but Democratic presidents, not so much.

TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
16. That's the risk Mitch faces.
Sun Nov 22, 2020, 08:56 PM
Nov 2020

If Biden appointees are not approved, he will put someone in as "acting." That can only work for so long and an Senate approved department head has inherently more authority. Nevertheless, if a Republican Senate blocks appointees, I would expect Biden to name someone less appealing to the GOP as an acting secretary.

TomSlick

(10,981 posts)
11. Unfortunately, it's not that simple.
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:52 PM
Nov 2020

Whether or not we claim him, our boy Tom represents us in the US Senate. We really need some viable Democrat to run in six years.

In the meanwhile, we need a viable Democrat to run against Boozman. Boozman is essentially a cipher - I doubt a majority of US Senators could remember his name. His only danger is in his vote. To the contrary, our boy Tom is a clear and present danger to the country.

3catwoman3

(23,674 posts)
14. Welcome to Illinois!
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 09:06 PM
Nov 2020

Whereabouts? Of course, don’t answer if you’d rather not.

Far northwest suburbs of Chicago for me.

MyOwnPeace

(16,863 posts)
9. Cotton has his own "dream world"
Wed Nov 18, 2020, 08:45 PM
Nov 2020

where he lives - and it is shared by BunkerBoy and BunkerBoy has two other boys that may want to shatter Cotton's own special "dream world."
THAT will be an interesting battle to follow in the PRESIDENT BIDEN terms!

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