1/7 Good morning. As we move to the close of another week, I reflect on how broken opposition politics is in America. I never in my wildest dreams, ever thought I would see a congressional minority leader, defend a member who had threatened the lives of lawmakers and spread
2/7 ..hatred and bile that has caused so much pain and heartache to families who have lost children and loved ones to senseless acts of violence. It is beyond any sense of decency and integrity, that anyone, let alone the leader of the Republican congressional caucus, could even
3/7 ..contemplate such an act of disrespect. Republicans hid behind the argument, that the vote tabled by Dems to remove her from her committee assignments, would set a dangerous precedent. This is frankly preposterous and an insult to common decency. I offer my respect to the 11
4/7 ..Republicans that voted with Dems. Whilst I may not agree with their politics, I respect their integrity. The subject of the vote, gave the most insincere laughable defence of her actions and invoked the God card all in one disrespectful statement. It shined in all its crass
5/7..inarticulate glory, with unapologetic undertones there for all to hear. She represents all that is wrong in a society in which a large segment have wandered into a world of ignorance, hatred, bigotry and racism. These are not the values that define a nation, they are values
6/7 ..that pour shame on the reputation of a beacon of democracy. The world is looking on with incredulity, as one man heroically tries to heal the deep societal wounds inflicted by his predecessor. Listening to Joe’s State Department statement was both moving and comforting
7/7 .to a global community that had mourned Its absence on the world stage. America is back, is the message, but at home, the heart of opposition politics is in a crisis, rooted in a willingness to hurt the American people for political gain. The GQP is now a cancer on democracy.

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