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Liberal Media Panel Blames Ted Cruz, American People for Harry Reidís Do-Nothing Leadership
The National Review's The Corner ^ | July 27, 2014 | Tim Cavanaugh

Posted on 07/27/2014 10:43:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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Why has the Senate been unable to pass anything? According to an extraordinary panel of mainstream media personalities, it’s the fault of Republicans, or of the American people.

On a Sunday discussion on NBC’s Meet the Press, host David Gregory railed against the “Do-Nothing Congress” and played a brief clip of Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz pointing out that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who controls the Senate agenda, is the logical person to hold accountable for stalled activities in the World’s Greatest Deliberative Body.

Though the Cruz clip (which Meet the Press had been advertising for several days) came to less than a minute, it provided food for a ravenous panel of experts, who variously blamed Cruz, his party, or the entire nation for the lack of new enacted legislation that would solve the nation’s problems.

“Ted Cruz must be Texan for chutzpah,” Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus quipped. After a pause to let the uproarious laughter subside, Marcus dismissed Cruz’s comments as “ridiculous,” “complaining,” and “lamenting.” Marcus, whose author bio claims she is the owner of “the world’s cutest dog,” also took a swipe at Republican Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin over what she suggests is the House leadership’s blocking of the Senate’s never-popular “Gang of Eight” immigration bill.

“Everybody understands that the Senate’s immigration bill, if it were allowed to go to the House floor, would pass,” Marcus said.

“I used to think the problem was Washington,” added New York Times columnist David Brooks. “Now I think the problem is the country.”


TOPICS: Government; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: harryreid; obama; tedcruz; television

1 posted on 07/27/2014 10:43:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey! When you’re a lowlife DemocRAT, you have to find SOMEBODY to blame.


2 posted on 07/27/2014 10:52:21 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Reid’s only in office to gain wealth/power for himself, family and friends.


3 posted on 07/27/2014 11:08:52 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since anything Reid would do would by definition be bad, then to have his inaction attributed to you is actually the biggest commendation you could get.


4 posted on 07/27/2014 11:12:42 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dingy will hopefully be riding into the sunset after November. And hopefully we’ll have someone besides McConnell as Leader.


5 posted on 07/27/2014 11:13:18 PM PDT by upchuck (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The truth about the Dimwitcrats and their inept president has come out. They realize he really is a bad guy but they (or his stooges and their bogus facts and figures) want to double down on stupid and blame his horrendous leadership (???) so they’re attacking the person they and 0 fears most. Even the MSM is slamming his pet, Jarrett, now...


6 posted on 07/27/2014 11:18:07 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Worlds Greatest Deliberative Body can’t take a Shiite. Worthless Communists.


7 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:02 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another reason Gregory is getting the axe at Meet the Press. What a lunkhead


8 posted on 07/28/2014 3:31:23 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: ViLaLuz

He is a complete sociopath/megalomaniac.


9 posted on 07/28/2014 3:47:31 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The word is getting out that you can buy reid’s help for anything by waving a penny in front of his eyes.


10 posted on 07/28/2014 5:45:42 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: upchuck
"And hopefully we’ll have someone besides McConnell as Leader"

Is that part of the 'Hope and Change" thing?

11 posted on 07/28/2014 7:55:27 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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