When CNN's Dana Bash asked Harry Reid, "But if you can help one child, why won't you do it?"
I wish he'd responded, "Sure I'll help one child. Which one should it be?"
The GOP tactic of offering up one hostage at a time is despicable. This isn't just about 800,000 GOV employees. Millions of Americans are being needlessly impacted by this charade, from elderly shut-ins whose one meal a day is in peril to private business owners who do business with the GOV. Inventories aren't shipping. Bills aren't getting paid.
Those indignant GOP congressmen lambasting Obama over the closing of the WWII Memorial turn my stomach. Make no mistake--the grandstanding we saw out of Bachmann, Gohmert and King at that memorial reduced the country's most cherished veterans to human shields.
All the while millions upon millions of other Americans are flocking to the ACA webpage.
ALLOW THE VOTE, BOEHNER.
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