GOP Doubles Down: Cut Medicare, Or No Debt Ceiling Increase


OK, who shoved a rasp up this man’s butt? According to TPM, Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-NY) insists that no debt ceiling proposed by the Democratic majority will pass unless he sees, specifically, cuts to Medicare. All the polls are saying the public is horrified at the prospect of Medicare cuts, even many rank-and-file Republans. So what, exactly, does McConnell expect to gain from his blackmail?
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  • MandT  On Friday May 27, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Let this sob spend time alone wandering in the out back of the Pakistan tribal regions. Or, take away his taxpayer medical insurance and free ride for life retirement funds.

    • Steve  On Friday May 27, 2011 at 10:23 pm

      You’re right, MandT… with that poker already up his back, it might be difficult to ram a rasp up his butt.

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