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Monday Overnight Open Thread (1/30/17) Lower Your Expectations Edition | Main | Mid-Morning Open Thread
January 31, 2017

The Morning Report 1/31/17

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Good morning, kids. Wow, the hits just keep on coming. President Trump is kicking ass and taking names. The justifiable firing of Obama hack interim AG Sally Yates was covered already, so no need to go into it here. The narrative will now doubtless shift to the SCOTUS pick but I want to continue to hammer away on the ongoing (and not unrelated) theme of the GOP as saboteurs. Thom Tillis fancies himself as the second coming of Arlen Specter. Notice this gem from an op-ed he wrote, or had written for him, from the other week:
Lets be clear: the American people didnt give the GOP a stamp of approval or a mandate to ram through an ideologically driven, far-right agenda," Tillis said. "If the election was a mandate for anything, it was for elected officials in both parties to break through the gridlock to finally start producing results.
George Carlin's pearl of wisdom above is dead on. Tone-deaf, arrogant and condescending is no way to survive being primaried, Mr. Tillis. The showdown is coming soon between the dead-enders in the GOP/Whigs and those who are with the president and the people, whether for real or just for political expediency. Anyway, have a better one and remain blessed.


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