As Twitchy told you yesterday, the Senate voted 51-48 to nuke the old rules and cut debate time for certain nominations in order to expedite judicial confirmations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led the effort, which caused Dem Sen. Dick Durbin to try and get a new label to stick:
Durbin gives McConnell a new nickname: Nuclear Mitch.
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) April 4, 2019
Hey, thanks Dick, that’s pretty great!
Why give people nicknames that make them sound even more awesome? https://t.co/JwGnunUDLh
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) April 4, 2019
— ADL (@ADLouisUSA) April 4, 2019
The day Cocaine Mitch became Nuclear Mitch. I love it. https://t.co/yPsEGJ8C9a
— Erielle Davidson (@politicalelle) April 4, 2019
Imagine thinking this nickname would make McConnell look bad. https://t.co/9EicVKSZ5s
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) April 4, 2019
Why does every nasty nickname for McConnell just make him end up sounding ten times cooler https://t.co/hyJYMva46f
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) April 4, 2019
It just keeps getting better!
“Nuclear Mitch, the Cocaine King”
— Boomieleaks (@notwokieleaks) April 4, 2019
Any relation to Nuclear Harry?
— ⚡️Erick Brockway⚡️ (@erickbrockway) April 4, 2019
Democrats have suddenly forgotten the actions of McConnell’s now-retired Democrat predecessor.