President Obama’s not one to shy away from scraping the bottom of the integrity barrel, but even he wouldn’t drag Christmas into his petty political battles, would he?
Oh yes he would. And he did, at a White House presser this afternoon:
Does anyone believe we want to have this fight again in a couple of months… "even at Christmas???"
— Zach Wolf (@zbyronwolf) September 30, 2013
"Does anyone truly believe that we won't have this fight again in a couple of months, even at Christmas?" Obama asks about stopgap measure.
— Phillip Swarts (@PFSwarts) September 30, 2013
Transcript via The Washington Post:
Republicans have said that if we’d lock these Americans out of affordable health care for one more year, if we sacrifice the health care of millions of Americans, then they’ll fund the government for a couple of more months. Does anybody truly believe that we won’t have this fight again in a couple of more months? Even at Christmas?
WHY DO REPUBLICANS HATE CHRISTMAS??!!
— jon gabriel (@exjon) September 30, 2013
Obama should have gone with the "Why does the GOP hate Christmas?"
— Eli Clifton (@EliClifton) September 30, 2013
Seriously. Damn those heartless Republicans! First they want to shove granny off a cliff, and now they want to take away Christmas?!
For God's sake republicans, cave in. Think about the little poor children not having Christmas…
— Joliet Jack (@jackhauman) September 30, 2013
The Republican Kinetic Military Action on Christmas.
— Dr. Schadenfreude (@PoliticsOfFear) September 30, 2013
i can't believe the GOP is going to fight at Christmas.
At Christmas, people.
— The Dishonorable DJT (@AceofSpadesHQ) September 30, 2013
It’s horrible. Horrible! The GOP might as well give up the elephant now and switch to a more appropriate mascot:
A stunning, candid photograph of Ted Cruz listening to Obama's line about Christmas. pic.twitter.com/0yTAv4LSRz
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) September 30, 2013
You know, if President Obama really wants to play the “Who Ruined Christmas” game, he and the Dems have the GOP beat by several years:
— Leo Pusateri (@Leo_Pusateri) September 30, 2013
Yep. Talk about leaving a big, fat lump of coal in our Christmas stocking.