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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Quote of the day--on present-day Republicans


Mitch McConnell, John Boehner and Eric Cantor are shown in a composite. | AP Photos

"Apparently there are now two groups of Republicans in the House. First, there's a group of firebrand conservatives headed by Eric Cantor, which, as near as I can tell, is mostly dedicated to finding slightly more slippery language to sell its usual right-wing agenda of school vouchers, block granting Medicaid, increased tax credits, and gutting labor laws. Second, there's a group of insane, frothing-at-the-mouth conservatives who think of Cantor as Nancy Pelosi's lapdog and are basically uninterested in anything other than repealing Obamacare, slashing taxes even more, ending the welfare state, and making speeches about how Obama is destroying America."

--Kevin Drum, American political blogger and columnist

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Quote of the Day: House Republicans Have Completely Melted Down

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