Thursday, September 17, 2015

A "strange virus"? Only to someone completely disconnected from the party's base. "Boehner and his allies prepare fall battle with conservative GOP critics."

"Old Yellowstain."
Talk of unseating Boehner is not new, but this latest uprising is getting a jolt from the Republican presidential campaign, in which anti-establishment sentiment has driven two non-politicians, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, to the front of the pack. . . Influential Republicans say the current political environment has terrified dozens of lawmakers who support Boehner but fear that another vote to back the beleaguered speaker could lead to a backlash from conservatives in their districts. “This is a continuation of the strange virus that’s running through the Republican Party, which I define as a weird form of right-wing Marxism where people are using Saul Alinsky-type tactics,” said Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), a Boehner confidant, likening the conservatives to the late radical activist from the 1960s.


Unclezip said...

Carson can't be trusted, as he belongs to the pharmaceutical industries. His "You can believe me - I'm highly educated" line fools only those who cannot see past his outward appearance.

Eric said...

If they are battling "conservatives" what does that make them??

Anonymous said...

In true projection Saul-style, what is actually inoculation running through the republican party veins, the sickness itself claims it is a virus. Whodathunkit?

Anonymous said...

Jesus wept.

Make sure to read the comments at the end of the linked WaPo article.