HolyCoast: Lefties Call for Boehner's Resignation Because He Dared to Exercise His Power

Saturday, September 03, 2011

Lefties Call for Boehner's Resignation Because He Dared to Exercise His Power

This petition from the loons at MoveOn is hilarious:
“We the undersigned have lost confidence in the ability of Speaker of the House John Boehner to carry out his duties to the citizens of the United States due to an apparent conflict of interest and his inability to conduct his caucus through legislative compromise. His conflict of interest is manifest in his party’s stated agenda to make sure our president is a one term president rather than to do the People’s work.

His disdain and disrespect for our duly elected President is unacceptable; his inability to halt the gridlock initiated by his party is bringing our government to halt and keeping millions of American’s unemployed.

His refusal to honor our President's call to address a joint session of Congress is unprecedented, disrespectful and outrageous.
For these reasons we feel that the Speaker is either unable or unwilling to carry out his sworn duties and should step down.

Speaker John Boehner's historic denial of a joint session of Congress to the president piles outrage upon outrage. To politically embarrass a sitting president for purely partisan political reasons is unbecoming any legislator, let alone one in Mr. Boehner's position.

Boehner's inability to reason with and manage an already oppositional Republican caucus has led to a virtual shut-down of efforts to restore our economy and put 30,000,000 unemployed Americans back to work.
For the record, this is not the first time a Speaker has refused a request from a president to speak to Congress. In 1986 President Reagan asked Speaker Tip O'Neill if he could speak to the members of the House regarding funding for the Contras in Nicaragua. O'Neill refused. Republicans did not have a temper tantrum and call for O'Neill's resignation.

The petition above is all about giving emotionally immature liberals a way to vent their frustrations.  It will be ignored by Congress.


Nightingale said...

"[D]isdain and disrespect', "refusal to honor", "politically embarrass a sitting president for purely partisan political reasons."

This is exactly what the left did for 8 years to GWB. And now they've discovered civility?

These lefties are throwing a hiss-fit because the rest of the planet refuses to worship their god. Nuts to them.

And for the record "We the People" have lost confidence in their impotent god, if we ever had it in the first place.

So there. I feel better.

Sam L. said...

That 30mill unemployed made me curious. Current US population is estimated at 312mill (About.com). that's 9.6% of the US population. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says unemployment is 9.1% of the total labor force--so MoveOn's lying about it (quel suprise!!). Not that I actually trust the BLS numbers, either.

And we know MoveOn has never had any respect for Boehner, nor any confidence in him. Lying about that too,