Republicans: “Protesters shouldn’t block streets and hold up traffic just to get what they want.”
Also Republicans: “We’re going to shut down the entire government just to get what we want.”
Why did he want the job so badly?
You reap what you sow!
“Basically” covers this matter; anything else written is superfluous.
Ah, but he does have his security blanket gavel, which he cradles next to his face while he sucks his thumb.
Kevin McCarthy is indeed an invertebrate. And a rather ineffectual one, at that.
Tony Rubino and Gary Markstein