The Brutal Comedy of the Withdrawn Peace Letter
30 Democratic House members grew and un-grew spines in record time, in a slapstick fiasco predicted almost to the last word
It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes, one wishes something wasn’t quite so funny. The world this week needed a political maneuver pulled off with no laughs, and an influential group of American politicians (with one admirable exception) proved unable to accommodate.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus took about 36 hours to pull off a circular firing squad stunt that would have made the Keystone Kops stand and applaud:
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