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10. Frankly, they would probably make their lives easier if they pursued some votes from Democrats
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:38 PM
Nov 2023

It's would probably be the Republican's best interests to pursue a dozen or so votes from centrists Democrats and sideline their extremists such as Boebart, Gaetz and Greene.

The ironic thing is that McCarthy was in a reasonable position to do that. Being from California, McCarthy is unlikely to lose a primary to a far right challenger and he is also capable of raising large sums of money. Mike Johnson's ability to raise money is much more uncertain and Louisiana Republicans are much more likely than California ones to punish someone who moves to the center.

Pray less, work more relayerbob Nov 2023 #1
Exactly Rebl2 Nov 2023 #14
Pray hard, dudes. ananda Nov 2023 #2
Lord Jesus would kick these clowns outta the halls of Congress C_U_L8R Nov 2023 #3
Having second thoughts about their anti-abortion strategy since Tuesday's blue wave? JudyM Nov 2023 #4
But the fucksticks managed to subpoena Beau Biden's widow CanonRay Nov 2023 #5
Why in heaven's name did they do that? Hekate Nov 2023 #20
Probably because they first subpoenaed Beau Biden's ghost DFW Nov 2023 #25
Sounds likely enough, all things considered Hekate Nov 2023 #33
The same reason Starr's Whitewater probe meandered all over the place... JHB Nov 2023 #32
Seems perfectly reasonable considering the type of 'Christianity' they actually practice Attilatheblond Nov 2023 #38
Prayer isn't the solution, it's the problem. KPN Nov 2023 #6
Sounds like they need to start censuring and ejecting the worst of the worst Warpy Nov 2023 #7
Frankly, they would probably make their lives easier if they pursued some votes from Democrats GregariousGroundhog Nov 2023 #10
The Man from Bakersfield is from a very red district, so I'm not sure if he has the leeway you imagine Hekate Nov 2023 #22
And THOSE Traildogbob Nov 2023 #11
It's all Kabuki theater. Unfortunately, there's an actual job to do. usonian Nov 2023 #8
Sending them thoughts and prayers SouthernDem4ever Nov 2023 #9
Anyone else think the media is purposefully suppressing positive stories about Biden? Linda Ed Nov 2023 #12
Definitely Rebl2 Nov 2023 #15
Constantly mahina Nov 2023 #35
Ungovernable and MOMFUDSKI Nov 2023 #13
Dear Repukes, please stop blaming this shit on Jesus. He's got nothing to do with it! FakeNoose Nov 2023 #16
The part of 'UN...' Luck Counts Nov 2023 #17
Oh, please. Don't come whining to me, asswiipes. Go to your Dear Leader. CTyankee Nov 2023 #18
Zero surprise, zero new news - when exactly have republicans governed NoMoreRepugs Nov 2023 #19
I will say again and again: Repukes can't govern sakabatou Nov 2023 #21
I blame the idiots that voted for these people Johonny Nov 2023 #23
thirty years of this nonsense and cut social programs . cut their salaries to one buck, dont get me started . AllaN01Bear Nov 2023 #24
Do nothing; know nothings Captain Zero Nov 2023 #28
The ones who elected the MAGAts are happy Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #26
Republicans think "government is the problem" because they suck at it. n/t Beartracks Nov 2023 #27
"ungovernable'"?? More like utterly unqualified for service Novara Nov 2023 #29
The "nobody tells ME what to do" crowd. calimary Nov 2023 #30
Two days after Old Crank Nov 2023 #31
Maybe Jesus doesn't like you. nt Hotler Nov 2023 #34
In totally unrelated news, the House will get a long weekend as Speaker Johnson travels to Paris Midnight Writer Nov 2023 #36
Government doesn't work. Elect us and we'll prove it. - The GOP Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Nov 2023 #37
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