A vote on Hurricane Sandy funds was supposed to take place sometime in the middle of the night recently, but Boehner pulled it because it was also packed with pork for lots of stuff other than Sandy relief. Congressmen went crazy, not least of all GOP leaders:
After taking a public shaming from Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, relented today to hold a vote this Friday for one of two aid packages aimed at providing relief for states hit by superstorm Sandy. Shortly before Boehner announced his reversal, Christie joined a chorus of Republican and Democratic lawmakers decrying House GOP leadership for stalling on a $60.4 billion Sandy recovery package. "There's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims: The House majority and their speaker John Boehner," Christie told reporters in a press conference today. "Last night, my party was responsible for this."I am sure I am just blocking this, but can someone please point out at least one example where Democrats so publicly attack each other?
Being held to a higher standard is apparently not a prerequisite for election. Thanks to the media, voters only remember disarray, not the rationale for the disagreement. Get it together people!