Skip to comments.New Speaker Vows to Share Power - a Tricky Proposition (with the RATS? Uh, oh.)
Posted on 01/04/2011 6:19:02 AM PST by Libloather
New Speaker Vows to Share Powera Tricky Proposition
JANUARY 4, 2011
By NAFTALI BENDAVID And PATRICK O'CONNOR
When John Boehner takes over one of the most powerful jobs in Washington this week, he says his first order of business is to make himself less powerful.
On Wednesday the new speaker of the House of Representatives plans to offer a package of rule changes that, he says, will give minority-party members more of a say and decentralize power. In short, Ohio Republican Mr. Boehner is promising he'll be a different figure from many speakers throughout historyfrom Republican Joseph Cannon a century ago to his immediate predecessor, Democrat Nancy Pelosiwho kept a tighter leash.
But there's a reason so many speakers try to keep close control: It works.
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I never liked Boner.
We have been had.
Any response I make here is likely to get me banned, so I’ll walk on by.
So the RATS deny all power to the pubbies, and the pubbies make nice in return.
Now there's an idea.
BIG ASSED MISTAKE!!
Bending over backwards for the Democrats. What is screwing up with Boehner’s mind? Democrats NEVER share power. Only the Stupid Party does!
And this is beyond stupid.
So, Johnny Booy decided to bend over and grab his ankles. Wow, that’s leadership...
Commence crying in 5....4....3.....
Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
Is that how the GOP leadership wants to begin their reign in the House?
Come on Charlie Brown... Lucy will hold the football for you again.
Yup. We don’t know how to win.
That’s what we did the last time, and the Dumbs see it as a sign of weakness.
Which it is.
This idiot didn’t learn a damned thing while under Pelosi’s thumb for four years.
What a dumbass! Good grief, after Nancy plowed him under repeatedly he’s willing to hand her an olive branch. Jackass!
We’ve all heard this tune before. Why am I not surprised that Boehner is covering Trent Lott’s one hit wonder?
This is the exact reason I wanted a tough guy with cajones as Speaker, I wanted Michele Bachmann.
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