Some people say it's foolish to worry about soulless creatures overtaking the earth and devouring our brains.
I say they've already won.
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Never Missing An Opportunity To Miss An Opportunity
A judge in Texas - naturally - has issued an injunction stopping Obama's executive action on immigration. The House of Crazy Rabid Monkeys Representatives is set to partially shut down the Department of Homeland Security over the immigration action.
Since that action has been put on hold by this judge, Boehner has now been given an "out" from this impasse with his Teahadist wing. A savvy, competent politician and Speaker could avert the shutdown now.