[Ed. note: One word: Civility]
The Ted Cruz “filibuster” drew obvious hate from liberal talk radio. On Tuesday afternoon, Thom Hartmann proclaimed “The Republican party has become the party of suicide bombers. I mean, you go back to January 20, 2009.” Cruz is the Harvard Law version of the Taliban: “There’s no chance that the Democrats are going to agree to defund Obamacare, but Ted Cruz is still leading his Taliban-style suicide-bomber charge to shut down the government if Obamacare isn’t defunded.”
Then it was another night, another death wish for Mike Malloy on Senator Cruz:
MALLOY: And wing nut radio host Mark Levin or Levin said yesterday, ‘the Republican leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, just stabbed Ted Cruz and Mike Lee in the back! Oh, what if that were true? Oh my God, oh my God! Mitch! I tell you what! I’ll make you a deal! I’ll provide the butcher knife!
On Tuesday, Bill Press seriously suggested the vast majority of Republican Senators think Obamacare is fabulously successful: