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Mr. Scorpio

(73,631 posts)
Fri Jan 6, 2023, 11:19 PM Jan 2023

McCarthy has basically given the inmates the keys to the asylum...

We're about to see the most dysfunctional House that we've ever seen in our entire lives for the next two years. It's going to be a total clown show. The Republicans think that they're going to grab more power with performance art in the committees and domestic terrorism against basic government function.

Bullshit.

Thank GAWD we still have the Senate and the White House.

Just don't expect anything substantive to happen with Weak Kevin fumbling the Speaker's Gavel.

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McCarthy has basically given the inmates the keys to the asylum... (Original Post) Mr. Scorpio Jan 2023 OP
Oy does he now have the votes? mucifer Jan 2023 #1
Yup SoCalDavidS Jan 2023 #4
Did you actually expect something productive being done before Weak Kevin did his concessions? Claustrum Jan 2023 #2
Kevin is selling democracy. onecaliberal Jan 2023 #3
Explain the difference between those with the keys onenote Jan 2023 #5
The voters did. McCarthy's an inmate in that metaphor. Hortensis Jan 2023 #6
McCarthy may have given them the keys... Omnipresent Jan 2023 #7

Claustrum

(4,855 posts)
2. Did you actually expect something productive being done before Weak Kevin did his concessions?
Fri Jan 6, 2023, 11:23 PM
Jan 2023

I know the House is going to be crazier but I never expected anything remotely productive to come out of there in this 2 years regardless of whether he made the concessions or not.

onenote

(43,246 posts)
5. Explain the difference between those with the keys
Fri Jan 6, 2023, 11:36 PM
Jan 2023

And the rest of the Republican caucus? McCarthy and virtually every member of the caucus are aligned on policy matters such as rolling back IRS spending, “reforming” social security, conducting crazy ass investigations etc.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
6. The voters did. McCarthy's an inmate in that metaphor.
Fri Jan 6, 2023, 11:47 PM
Jan 2023

Thank the electorate for in their wisdom keeping the Senate in our hands. Or GAWD. 😉

Omnipresent

(5,848 posts)
7. McCarthy may have given them the keys...
Fri Jan 6, 2023, 11:47 PM
Jan 2023

But they won’t work.
Kevin isn’t going to keep his word to any one of them.
The GQP has no honor.

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