WaPo: Marjorie Taylor Greene and her crock-of-bile tears

“House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) says he is determined to prove ‘this Republican Party’s a very big tent,’ columnist Karen Tumulty writes in The Washington Post.

“It must be. Where else could you hold the epic two-ring circus that has been going on within the House Republican caucus this week?

“To McCarthy, the dual sagas involving Reps. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), the third-ranking House Republican, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), an unhinged freshman congresswoman, represented a chance to show his mettle. ‘You elected me leader,’ he said during a private session with his membership. ‘Let me lead.’

“What McCarthy actually demonstrated, however, was precisely the opposite of taking charge. The degree to which the Trumpist hard-right is in the driver’s seat became clear when the GOP rallied behind Greene.

“Meanwhile, nearly 30 percent of the Republicans who voted — a surprisingly large bloc — ignored McCarthy’s pleas for unity and chose to oust Cheney from her leadership post.”

The rest of the article is here.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

2 thoughts on “WaPo: Marjorie Taylor Greene and her crock-of-bile tears”

  1. So this nutbucket Trumphumper, Green, is now making Liz Cheney look good? So what’s the word I’m looking for? Ironic— no that’s not it. Hypocritical? No that’s way to obvious…—–. Hilarious— now were on to something.

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