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GOP would never do this for a Dem. I love that Dems are willing to work with their “friends across the aisle,” but Republicans would never do the same! I do wish Dems would be more hawkish. I kind of miss the spice!

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"Greene told reporters she felt members would hear from constituents back home in support of her motion"

I'd like to know a rough number of constituents back home who actually care who the Speaker is.

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I'm curious how many MT MAGA HAT Greene actually heard from back home.

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This may be the on thing she doesn't make up. I'm sure she has legions of religiously devoted followers who LOVE her shtick and brook no compromise with Democrats, only performative a**holery.

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True enuff. But you have to appreciate the humor in Mtmagahat Greene.

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The acronym reads to me Mount Magahat Green. I now want a 't' shirt with a picture of Mount Magahat.🤣

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Try this: MT means a.) Marjorie Taylor &

b.) Empty

so we get EmptyMagaHat Greene.

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May 1Liked by Andrew Egger

Kudos Andrew and Martyn. Excellent work

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A number of young people are right there with that sentiment that our institutions are corrupt, the rich rule, and the rest of us are diverted by stupid culture wars.

What to do?

Isn’t some of Trump’s support coming from the same corners?

So easy to call out what’s wrong. So hard to fix.

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At what point does MTG find herself opposing Trump himself? To be clear, Trump does not really want to see Greene succeed in policy. She is there for the show. I mean, can she soften her rhetoric in the election year? Heck no! But Trump has to, particularly on abortion. Something in that relationship has to give. In addition, given his actions, Mike Johnson must understand that Trump’s position on Ukraine and NATO are very dangerous.

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I love the monotone guy looking like death showing pictures of women to scare people - when most would run screaming if he lurched out of a coal mine to chase them.

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Umm, anyone else notice how much smaller Kennedy’s head looks in that clip?? Anyone check his hat size recently, a la Barry Bonds? Sure seems like that “natural lifestyle” is paying off…

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Don Blankenship! Now that is a blast from the past! Maybe he's angling for a role in Trump's All Prison Cabinet: Him, Pete Navarro, John Eastman, Rudy, Mike Flynn, Mark Meadows. Lincoln had his Team of Rivals. Trump will have his Pardon Posse.

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Don Blankenship?? Holy crap, I thought he died (he looks like he did).

On a good note, though, I read in the Daily Beast (from a WAPo article) that Kari has worn out her welcome at Mar A Loco:

" At one point last year, the Post reported, Trump suggested she leave the golf course and instead spend her time campaigning—far away from him."

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"If they tell you I fell off the bed and hung myself, I didn’t."

A line for the ages...

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Beats "I am not a crook" ... but as a tagline it does make you wonder if he er sleeps with a noose around his neck?

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Reminds me of the opening scene of “The Ruling Class”.

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Thanks Joe, Great article as usual. And thanks for the Blankenship ad. It’s definitely a peek through the looking-glass.

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Apr 30·edited Apr 30

(Joe took the day off this time) Well done by Andrew Egger!

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Big Whoops on my part!

Kudo’s to Andrew!

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So in addition to being a RINO Mike Johnson is now a SINO - Speaker In Name Only - who is totally owned by House Democrats. Well played Leader Jeffries!

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Beware. When folks in Congress even think about cooperating with the other side we are getting dangerously close to that slippery slope. And we all know what that means: a less dysfunctional Congress and a better functioning democracy. Nip it in the bud before it's too late (which it may already be).

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Marge is a media whore and all these clowns with a mic in their hand chase her around for a sound bit. She does all this for attention and performance.

Johnson should call her bluff; I don't think she has the balls to challenge him

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We here in Arizona rejected Kari Lake for Governor. I can only hope that she will suffer the same fate in her attempt to become our Senator! Some of us like to refer to her as Fake Lake.

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in short, the gop remains insane while the democratic coalition includes some insane individuals.

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And getting more insane with every resignation….

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