Super heavy sigh. Here we go again: New tone! Of course, it’s not just the absurd Jesse Jackson who is trotting out the ludicrous “hostage” notion either.
Republicans need to stop holding our nation's economic stability hostage. It's bad for our country: http://t.co/SzQoLbuHay
— D Wasserman Schultz (@DWStweets) September 18, 2013
Next up: The White House, fresh on the heels of a WH official referring to “extreme members” of the GOP who are being “reckless” and threatening.
Same tired playbook –> White House: 'Extreme' Republicans holding leaders hostage http://t.co/GPJOr09Szg
— JWF (@JammieWF) September 19, 2013
Bingo! The same, and lame, playbook. Take a gander at the play being run:
Pitiful. As that Twitter user said, “grow up.” Alas, it doesn’t look like that will happen any time soon.
@SpeakerBoehner as the WSJ pointed out today, our economy is being held hostage by GOP radicals in the House. Default will > the deficit
— Ron Powell (@diogeron) September 19, 2013
GOP Leaders Who Once Warned Against Messing With The Debt Ceiling Are Now Holding It Hostage http://t.co/cNlMYGWQhy
— missLtoe (@missLtoe) September 19, 2013
GOP trying to hold US citizens hostage AGAIN!
— Vincent Better (@VBetter) September 19, 2013
— ClassicIrishDem (@classicirishdem) September 19, 2013
#enoughalready House GOP acting like terrorists, holding Americans hostage unless we meet thier demands! We don't bargain with terrorists!
— Mr Blue (@MrBlueTune) September 19, 2013
Terrorists. Speaking of negotiating, the sad soul should check out the boom-worthy video from Speaker Boehner. But, you know ,facts are hard.
Republicans have tried 41 times to defund Obamacare. They can't get a majority, so they hold US military, etc. hostage.
— Neil (@NPSusa) September 19, 2013
These republicans holding the government hostage over something they can not prevent. I better get my money on time i still have to live
— Charlie O (@CharlieOkc405) September 19, 2013
Oh, well. Case closed. It’s all about HIM.
And the icing on the cuckoo pants nutshell:
This is terrorism. This is Treason. This is holding the entire world economy hostage because GOP can't except the law of the land.
— Charlie Luciano (@KingAbrahm) September 19, 2013
What’s next? We await Politico to join in with this:
— Door #3 Brad Cundiff (@bradcundiff) September 18, 2013