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An Amy Diversion

Put aside the tax story that’s going to consume all the oxygen in the room for the next week and watch this.

It’s a clip of Amy Klobuchar responding to Ted Cruz in a judiciary committee meeting. We don’t hear Cruz’s comment that caused Amy to respond but we can deduce from the content of her reply that it was typical Republican complaining that the Democrats were going to politicize the nomination hearing for Barrett by bringing up all kinds of election year subjects and they have no place in these hallowed halls before this immaculate nominee who only needs to present her perfection to the court before a vote.

Amy K. Wasn’t having it.

Looks like the Republicans were thinking that all these other bread and butter issues were never going to come up.

Amy says it wasn’t her choice to drop all the controversial subjects into a confirmation hearing in the middle of an election year when people are already voting. That was TRUMP’S choice. What did Ted expect? That the Democrats who don’t even have to be present for the vote, since they are outnumbered, were going to let Republicans off the hook so that what goes on with Barrett doesn’t affect their electoral chances?

Really, Ted?? You really think Democrats were just going to give up and go away? They’re going to take scalps for this. Every Republican Senator up for re-election right now is going to have to face their constituents now that the Barrett’s appointment is going to affect their lives for a generation and EVERYONE is going to know exactly what is on the line.

By the way, Republicans, if you hate politics that much, don’t run for Senate. It’s not supposed to be just an old boys club.

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  1. Just another example of Republican exceptionalism. Republicans can do whatever they want, and Democrats can also do whatever the Republicans want, else they are partisan, elite, anti-american, out of touch, and new this cycle socialist.

    I see no way we can continue that does not involve the removal of every Elected/Selected GOP currently serving in all branches and levels of government. They have been consuming the Reagan Rot for so long that they regurgitate it on cue.

    • I love that first paragraph of yours. I’m thinking we need a new “from the comments” type of post and that would be perfect.

    • Very well said. Nothing that any Republican says has any meaning beyond their “always be selling” spiel. It ‘s just a bunch of words, and if four years from now, Biden appointed a Justice, Cruz would be telling us how this was wrong! Hard to actually fathom, but that is how Republicans are.

      They’re going to have six radical Right Catholic Justices on the Court,,but Democrats hate Catholics, which is why they nominated one for President. Don’t bring religion into this–except that Marsha Blackburn said that “”if Schumer picks Justices (???)they will all be agnostics.”So she expressed her anti-semitism, because Schumer has nothing to do with picking Justices, and Biden is Catholic, so she emphasized the Jewish person. Republicans not only want to win every time, they are so full of themselves, and their sickening fake sanctimony, that they will say things that they would excoriate any Democrat for saying a fraction of. They are truly twisted people, and very, very dangerous.

      • Yes, they are very dangerous until enough of my fellow non-elite cis-het white Americans WAKE UP, or else become sufficiently outnumbered in enough states by all other Americans.

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