So, yes, the president is once again damned if he does use his executive powers and damned if he doesn’t. And the Republican Congress has shown that it can pass nothing – even in the midst of what it has described as an epic crisis – because it is so divided within itself. The idea that these shambolic excuses for legislators should actually be rewarded with more seats this fall tells you something is deeply awry with the political system. This is a party fit for cable news and not for government.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
In a replay of similar fiascoes over other issues, the House GOP again showed its inability to govern (e.g propose and pass actual legislation) this time on immigration. Andrew Sullivan:
Posted by Ballard Burgher at Thursday, July 31, 2014