The Both Siderist chip inside his head
Gets switched to overload...
The death of Tony "Big Zygote" Scalia and the subsequent mass, knee-jerk seditious freak-out on the part of the Republican party put sudden and enormous pressure on America's foremost Sad Clown of Centrism -- Ron "Severe Dementia" Fournier -- to cook up some bullshit reason why this is the fault of Both Sides.
Fortunately, thanks to a complete lack of professional ethics and apparently limitless reserves of raw, Beltway mendacity, Mr. Fournier rose to the occasion.
Behind the Supreme Court StalemateThis is followed by several paragraphs citing anonymous sources detailing the GOP plan to wipe their collective asses with the very document that they loudly and publicly fetishize every time they open their lying pie-holes in public solely for the purpose of making the Pig People sqeaaaaaaal with pleasure at the sight of their elected representatives screwing over America's first black president one more time before he leaves town.
The Republicans are angry—and both parties are beholden to special interests.
Which is, in turn, followed by this...
I suspect it will be months, even years, before the Supreme Court is fully stocked. My pessimism is based on two assumptions: that the Republican base is angry and opposed to any accommodation with Democrats...Can you guess what Mr. Fournier's second assumptiuon might be?
...and that the GOP isn’t the only party captive to its special interests.Yay! You guessed it> You're so smart.
Mr. Fournier continues:
You're a charlatan right down to your metatarsals, Ron, and what you "believe" is immaterial....If the roles were reversed and a Republican sat in the Oval Office, I believe Democrats would block the lame duck’s nominee. They might be more artful about it—they might give lip service to the confirmation process—but the result would be the same.Late in President George W. Bush’s term, Senator Chuck Schumer said the Senate should not confirm another Supreme Court nominee under Bush “except in extraordinary circumstances.” He continued: “They must prove by actions—not words—that they are in the mainstream.”Milbank calls that a “fine standard.” I would agree, if I believed that any nominee offered by any Republican president would ever meet Schumer’s definition of mainstream; if I hadn’t watched the Democratic Party move further left in the subsequent nine years; if I hadn’t watched the GOP move further right; and if I hadn’t watched both parties dissolve into petty recrimination and dysfunction.
They haven't even laid Scalia out in his burial threads yet and you've already set up your pathetic little Both Siderist tent show at the tomb.
Shit, Ron, even a grave robber has enough professional discipline to wait until after the body is in the ground and the loved ones have gone to Denny's for brunch to start pillaging the dead for profit.
And we can see no reason
'Cause there are no reasons
What reason do you need to be shown?