Just a Random Person

November 4th, 2011

Inspired by Debt-reduction talks look to be at impasse (Lori Montgomery,Washington Post11/04/11).

“It’s not often I’m asked about some random person in America.” — House Speaker Boehner when asked about Grover Norquist‘s influence
“Consider anything. Just don’t vote for a tax increase.” — Grover Norquist


It’s not often that a “random person” has so much power.

(Boehner retracted calling him that within the hour.)


Here’s The Last Word’s 11/03/11 report, in which Lawrence contrasts Boehner’s cravenness with the uncharacteristic bravery of the 40 House Republicans and 11 Senate Republicans who have (finally) stood up to Grover Norquist.

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