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October 03, 2013

Why Won't The Democrats Pass Stopgap Bills As Has Always Happened In Previous Shutdowns? Because Tea Party.
(And No, That's Not Made Up, That's a Quote.)

The media's Narrative that this is Just Politics On One Side was always stupid, but the Democrats are cutting the legs from beneath that Narrative, by announcing This Is Just About Politics Themselves.

But they know that won't change the media's coverage. The Media is all in on their Lord God Obama.

As Politico reported Thursday, during the 1995 government shutdown congressional Republicans and President Bill Clinton were able to agree to a "stopgap bill to assure funding for veterans, welfare recipients and the District of Columbia."

Why won't Senate Democrats and President Obama agree now to any more stopgap funding bills?

Senator Chuck Schumer of New York told THE WEEKLY STANDARD following a noon press conference Thursday that in 1995 "it was a different world." Why is that? "Because we have a Tea Party," Schumer said without elaborating as he walked away.

...

Landrieu said that "the Tea Party has to understand that they cannot hold government and our private partners--which are many from big companies like Boeing and Lockheed to small companies that are represented here--hostage over their inability to get a law that they don't like amended."

"It is my hope--my hope--that many brave men and women in the Republican party will stand up and close this Tea Party down," Landrieu said.


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