Republicans are sabotaging economic recovery efforts because it will help them win in 2012, Senate Democratic leaders charged Wednesday.Steve Benen has more on this matter here.
“Unfortunately our Republican colleagues in the House and Senate are driven by putting one man out of work--President Obama,” Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) declared at a Capitol Hill press conference called the day after Senate Republicans blocked an economic development bill that they have backed in the past.
Durbin pointed to remarks made by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), in which he said the top goal of Republicans should be to make Obama a one-term President.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
And to Hell with Everybody Else
From The Huffington Post: