Monday, February 17, 2014

The Coward’s Conundrum

By: Erick Erickson (Diary) February 15th, 2014
Senators Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn say they put the country first. The debt ceiling needed to be raised. Ted Cruz opposed raising it. So McConnell and Cornyn voted to shut down Ted Cruz. They voted to cut off debate on raising the debt ceiling so that it could be raised.
McConnell and Cornyn have both been very clear about this. John Cornyn told the Austin American-Statesman
“I think it would have been bad for the economy, bad for the American people, and I don’t think it would have been good politics either.”
Mitch McConnell declared it his job to protect the country...... Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn fully supported raising the debt ceiling. They both said so. They both said it needed to happen. They were just too chicken to have their finger prints on it.  We need boldness. We need principled leaders. We have too many moral cowards in Washington....To Read More.....

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