House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is being pressured by idiots like Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert to impeach Biden for his son Hunter’s sleazy foreign dealings — and thus decimate the reelection chances of every other Republican in Congress. But MTG and Boebert will have tremendous fun doing it and get lots of press, and after all, isn’t that the most important thing?
Meanwhile, the not-stupid — but unfocused — conservative Freedom Caucus is threatening to shut down the government unless they get concessions, primarily cuts in government spending.
I have a secret for you, GOP: No one cares about government spending. I’m sure it’s important, and there are probably a hundred Wall Street Journal articles explaining why, but not more than 1% of voters will ever reward you for cutting spending.
Government spending is Republicans’ “climate change.” We’ve gotten frantic warnings that the world will end if we don’t cut spending for the last 50 years — exactly as long as we’ve been warned that the world will end if we don’t cut carbon emissions. Year after year, we do nothing, and yet the world doesn’t come remotely close to ending.
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