Tuesday, October 29, 2013

A (Rather Deep) Hole

It looks like the rude comments continue to flow from G-O-TEA land. At least this means Jim Wheeler doesn't have to be alone.

So what has the pundits aghast now? Oh, it's just another Republican who's ungrateful over Senator Harry Reid (D) offering their party a political life preserver at their time of need. Of course, this was also when Republicans were threatening to drown America to death, so Senator Reid was also able to stop an unnecessary catastrophe just in the nick of time.

So what did Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) say? Get a load of this.

For his part, Coburn had some choice words for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. [...]

"There's no comity with Harry Reid. I think he's an absolute a--hole," he said.

How pleasant. And it's so fitting considering Senator Coburn is a "strong defender of moral values."

Of course, Senator Coburn tried to cover his @ss equivocate by saying he has "great relationships with other Democrats"... Just not the Senate Democratic Leader who recently reached out to the Senate Republican Leader to end the latest and greatest manufactured crisis that Republicans like Tom Coburn were cheering for. Wow, that makes plenty of sense. (/not)

So Senator Coburn should not have been surprised by Senator Reid's office's response.

"Nothing says 'comity' like childish playground name-calling, especially from a senator who has not sponsored a single piece of successful bipartisan legislation during his entire Senate career," Reid's spokesman Adam Jentleson told the Hill. [...]

Coburn would reportedly like to meet with Reid, but Reid's office has not yet received an invitation, according to the Hill.

"Since this is the second time in the last year or so Senator Coburn has had to apologize to Senator Reid, he knows where to find him," Jentleson told the Hill.

Coburn also called Reid "incompetent" in July 2012.

So what is Senate Coburn's definition of "comity"? Is it this? Might it be this? Or does have no grasp of the actual meaning of the word?

This month, Congressional Republicans dug themselves and their entire party into a rather deep hole by forcing an unnecessary manufactured crisis. Here's some helpful advice for Senator Coburn and the rest of the G-O-TEA: Stop digging!

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