Skip to comments.The Minority Maker, Ted Cruz hurts his party by forcing a meaningless debt-ceiling vote
Posted on 02/12/2014 4:40:17 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
The Senate passed the House debt-limit increase on Wednesday, but not before some needless drama that helps to explain why Republicans remain a minority.
Democrats had enough votes to pass the increase with a simple majority, which means they would have owned the debt increase. But then Senator Ted Cruz the same fellow who planned the GOP's shutdown fiasco in Octoberobjected on the floor and insisted on a 60-vote majority. This is exactly what Democratic leader Harry Reid wanted because if the bill failed he would have sent the Senate home on recess and returned later this month to join President Obama in flogging the GOP as the debt-ceiling deadline neared.
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The GOPe needs to be hurt.
Step aside geezers, there's a nation needs saving.
The media is at it again.
Its no wonder the respect and trust in media ranks right up there with congress.
If it weren't for the GOP in congress the media would get no respect at all. Apparently.
Actually he flushed the RINO’s out...again.
He held McCnnell and Coryn’s balls in a vice grip.
Good for Cruz.
The Senate Democrats would have owned the Debt Ceiling Increase, really?
Oh yeah, after the Republican House passed it all the Liberal Media Pundits would have reported it that way. LOL
This from the WSJ a defacto Obama superpac. Give me a break!
Not according to us hicks in fly over country.
The Wall St. Journal has been liberal for awhile now. Their editorials have tended to remain somewhat conservative. However how much credibility to you give someone that hides behind their anonymity? No guts no glory - chicken heart.
The Wall Street neocons and the Country Club crowd are starting to sweat.
The WSJ sucks Obama’s a$$ once more.
This is exactly the articles that turns the WSJ into toilet paper and most Americans wipe their asses on it!
GOPe blaming that awful Ted Cruz, there they go again.
Good for Ted Cruz in forcing the weasel RINOS to identify themselves. It helps us to place the crosshairs on those that need to be eliminated for being the traitors that they are.
Then we'd see the Republicans cutting Clinton off in the late 90's (hence the flat line) and the spike at the end of GWB's term when the Dem's had control (and GWB caved, admittedly).
This chart doesn't tell the story at all.
Cruz is making these cockroaches dance. Amen and pass the ammunition.
WSJ big amnesty supporters....complete open borders!!!
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