By DEXTER DUGGAN
It’s supposed to be “the party of business,” but Republican Party leadership couldn’t seem to sell its way out of a wet paper bag.
When customers aren’t buying, that should be a clue to change the product. However, GOP salesmen like the Senate’s Mitch McConnell and the House’s John Boehner insisted that signing with blind faith on the dotted line is a great deal.
Don’t bother to read the fine print, said McConnell and Boehner. In fact, there’s no print to show the customers at all right now. Just trust that Barack Obama will deliver such a good buy later on with his international trade deal that everyone will be glad they inked away their jobs, incomes, and futures.
What’s wrong with this picture? GOP leaders shouted from the housetops in 2014 that Obama was such a lying, conniving, lawbreaking trickster that voters absolutely had to save themselves by giving the Republicans more power to stop him.
So voters gave them that clout. At which time the Republicans revealed they were as big a bunch of tricksters as Obama himself, really a fine Democrat fellow who needs to be helped and pleased as much as possible. … Continue Reading