Skip to comments.Chuck Todd: GOP Has Palin, Cruz to ‘Blame’ for Bad ‘Treatment They’re Getting from Democrats,’ Obama
Posted on 10/14/2013 11:08:39 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and MSNBC host Chuck Todd reported on Monday that tea party figures like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin helped scuttle a potential deal to raise the debt ceiling over the weekend when they led World War II veterans to march on the White House. Todd reported that the tea party Republicans are doing everything they can to keep the shutdown and debt ceiling standoff alive.
While the non-tea party Republicans are desperately trying to end this standoff, the tea party Republicans are doing everything they can to keep it alive, Todd said on Monday.
He said that Cruz and Palin attended a rally with elderly veterans at the WWII Memorial over the weekend where they were actively fueling protesters who tore down barricades and carried them to the White House where they clashed with police.
Every time non-tea party Republicans want to complain about the treatment their getting from Democrats and the White House, they may only have these folks to blame, he continued.
Todd laughed after playing a clip of Cruz saying the Democrats in Congress should give up on the games that led to the shutdown and the debt ceiling standoff.
The solution to the standoff, at least according to establishment Republicans, has always been to point out that the spending victories of the last few years are victories for the GOP and that they should declare that and move on, Todd continued.
Its just one more example of how the tea party has been a net negative for the Republicans post-2010, he concluded. Gave them the enthusiasm to win the House, but whats it done since?
Does everyone understand increasing the debt limit is simply giving the government more money we don’t have?
It only benefits them.
Chuck Todd needs the perspective he’d get from being strung up on a lamp post.
Hey Chuck Todd..do everyone a favor and go F yourself OK..Any Republican who wants to be friends with clowns like this don’t belong in the GOP..Dems want Republican who will bend over and do whatever they want..they dont want Republicans to fight and they cant stand it when they see Conservatives fighting for whats right
More like 0bama’s commie mommie, FMD, Alinsky. Pivard-Cloven etc. are dumping on the couple of TEA Party “moles” daring to stick their heads up outta their holes.
I don't Always Ping Sarah's List when some MSM Idiot opens his mouth about her.
But when I do, I am never disappointed of the Epic Smack Down Sarah's List Members Deliver.
Keep it up my FRiends.
GOP hasnt caved yet.
Yes, because the Democrats were always nice to the Republicans before Palin and Cruz came along. Chuck Todd= blithering idiot.
The GOPe has been getting that treatment for 50 years at least if not since its inception
Sure Chuck, whatever you say.
Who would’a guessed? NBC’s F Chuck Todd’s Wife is a Democrat operative! http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2776271/posts
Amen. I guess until and unless that fear of what We The People will do to tyrants manifests itself as a reality in their minds - they think they can bully and shame us into silence and capitulation.
Mush have hooked up his suspenders to the wrong place :)
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