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The effective end of the Boehner speakership

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


John Boehner will go down in history as the cavemeister in chief.  How is giving the Democrats everything they asked for not caving? Boehner may have resisted until the last minute but it was all a cynical game. He intended all along to give in. His caucus had the votes to hold out. All they had to do was do it. There is no way that the Democrats could have forced the House GOP caucus to raise the debt ceiling.

They should have let us bump up against the ceiling and then let Obama preside over his constituents losing one welfare benefit after another because there was no money to pay for it. Any harm to the nation caused by that strategy would have paled in comparison to what the Democrats will do now that they know that Boehner will always cave in to them. Boehner has no credibility left and his speakership is effectively over. He will be speaker in name only and to get anything passed he will have to go groveling to Pelosi.
posted by John, 4:42 PM

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