The Coup We Want   1 comment

For what it’s worth, I agree with Booman Tribune’s article but I’d also like to think that what Nancy Pelosi is offering to John Boehner in terms of averting a government shutdown isn’t akin to a Washington-style throffer…quoting:

Begin by having the Senate pass a clean continuing resolution. Watch the Republicans vote to let it happen but vote against the bill itself. This will fool no one and alienate the GOP’s big business donors.

Then have Pelosi withhold her support from the clean CR bill, forcing Boehner to come to her and ask what she needs to support the bill. Pelosi should then demand an end to the statutory debt ceiling. She should also have a package ready that would adjust the funding in the sequester to be more to our liking, although she should be willing to give some goodies to moderate pro-defense Republicans who she will need to make the coup work. She might even demand a bill that funds the government for longer than three months, but I don’t think she can ask for everything, and we don’t really like the spending levels anyway, so why perpetuate them longer than we need to?

This one-two Senate-House punch should be enough to break the hold of the Tea Party on John Boehner and the rest of the Republican caucus. Either Boehner will resign or he will accept Pelosi’s offer. If he accepts Pelosi’s offer, there will be an effort to take his gavel away.

The Democrats can agree to vote for Boehner for speaker to prevent a right-wing coup, but then Boehner will be beholden to the people who actually voted for him.(Booman Tribune)

While the odds of the above happening are pretty much on the level of me dating most any current member of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, stranger things have happened in politics…now if we could get some responsible leadership into the House and not the current crop of crazies, morons and Tealibanites.


Posted September 24, 2013 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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