Tag Archives: GOP assholes

Verbatim

Republicans Have Decided Not to Respect Presidency as Long as Obama is Around

It’s safe to say that no president in modern times has had his legitimacy questioned by the opposition party as much as Barack Obama. But as his term in office enters its final phase, Republicans are embarking on an entirely new enterprise: They have decided that as long as he holds the office of the presidency, it’s no longer necessary to respect the office itself.

— Paul Waldman, writing about the 47 Republican senators who signed a letter to Iran’s leaders explaining that any agreement with President Obama is only good for as long as he holds office in the Washington Post.

Verbatim

Members of the New House Freedom Caucus Are, Well …

They’re not legislators, they’re just assholes.

— Senior GOP aide, quoted by Roll Call, about the new House Freedom Caucus.