December 21, 2012


Revenge of the Purged

Politico: "Reps. David Schweikert (R-AZ), Justin Amash (R-MI) and Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), all stripped of prized committee assignments earlier this month because of perceived sins against the party, did a three-amigos end zone dance as GOP leaders struggled and failed to get the votes for a tax-cut bill designed to empower Speaker John Boehner in negotiating the so-called fiscal cliff."

"The whole episode gave Boehner the feel of a substitute teacher who is accountable for what happens in the classroom but isn't really in control of the kids. He's already used the tools at his disposal to bring Huelskamp, Amash and Schweikert into line -- and that didn't work."










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