Last night, during debate on the nomination of well known racist, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Elizabeth Warren was reading the actual letter from Coretta Scott King to the Senate in 1986 urging the rejection of him for a federal judgeship. The letter, where King outlined in detail Sessions long record (even back then) of voter suppression and indifference to civil rights violations as a US Attorney, weighed heavily on the Senate which eventually rejected his nomination. While Warren was reading from the well of the Senate, Turtle Neck McConnell objected to the reading based on Rule 19 of the Senate which prohibits the disparagement of a Senator by another (more…)
Chuck Schumer, whose useful time in the Senate has been past for some years, will be the new Minority Leader come January. And if he gets his way, it will become the near permanent minority. Though he hasn’t said a lot since his ascension to the position, reports are that he’s planning on cooperating with Cheeto Jesus. Apparently, Schumer has been comatose the last 8 years and missed Republicans’ vicious scorched earth strategy to stop every Obama initiative, even violating the provisions in the Constitution to steal a Supreme Court seat. Working with CJ is not only a stupid strategy, it’s a loser. It’s a fantasy to be implemented by an insider who’s had his head up his proverbial ass for decades (Sorry, Momma). He’s doomed to fail, but the party’s too weak and inbred to see it, either.
Schumer is a terrible choice to lead the Senate Dems, living in a persistent fantasy world that legislative success will mysteriously equal protecting seats in 2018. Only a person who lives in his own echo chamber believes such nonsense. So, here we go again. The Dems stupidly crowned Hillary as a presidential candidate simply because it was “her turn”, resulting in an electoral disaster through simple negligence. Now they’re going to do exactly the opposite of what the Republicans successfully did to stop President Obama and are actually going to work with the singularly most unqualified president in modern history. Instead of picking a fighter, they picked a deal maker.
God help us.