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Weak House Speaker McCarthy controlled by far-right colleagues
All right, let the I don’t give a damn about anything else games began. I’m talking about Republicans who are for shutting down the government because of their petty power graph.
Specifically, Congressman Matt Gaetz out of Florida. Congressman Matt Gaetz has said, Yes, there will be some level of shutdown, basically, I’m paraphrasing, because he knows that McCarthy is not an actual leader.
Who negotiated McCarthy to become leader? Well, Matt Gaetz did. Lauren Boburt did. Because of them being the holdout when he received his — I guess you could say victory — they also are able to control him while being speaker. And because McCarthy blinked then, they know he will blink now.
Who’s really controlling the speaker? Well, Matt Gaetz is, it’s because of Matt Gaetz that he was able to cross the threshold and become speaker. It is now because of Matt Gartz, according to the narrative, that the government may actually shut down because his demands have not been heard.
Well, is that even true? Of course, not. Naturally, Matt gates, in his conservative ideology, those values, if you could call them that are present. But there are other things that Matt gates would like, and just like the first time, we don’t really know all of them this time.
But there is someone who actually is talking like he has since in the Republican Party. Ironically, Mitch McConnell. Now say what you want to say about Senator McConnell, the minority leader,
he said, very plainly, it would be a disaster if the government shutdown because of the Republican rhetoric happening now.
So, let me get this right. Mitch McConnell, even though he is obviously experiencing cognitive decline, still has way more sense than Matt gates. Yes.
But why is all of this happening in the first place? Well, because of McCarthy’s lack of leadership. This is why I said on day one, McCarthy did not become speaker because he’s a leader. He became speaker because he’s not.
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