Meet the Man Advising Mitch McConnell and John Boehner

More than one hundred fifty House Republicans voted against John Boehner this week. They refused to vote to fund President Obama’s amnesty plan even though Boehner had summoned Fred Malek’s American Action Network to attack conservatives. Every Democrat sided with Boehner, making Nancy Pelosi more powerful than Boehner.

In the same way, Senator Harry Reid is still running the Senate. He has run circles around Mitch McConnell who had planted story after story about how awesome he would be as majority leader. But even now as majority leader, Harry Reid acts as if he is running the place.

I do not think it is coincidental that in India a Guru has convinced 400 men to chop off their testicles. I suspect this man is an advisor to both Boehner and McConnell. The two men have been behaving more like eunuchs than leaders.

It is time for House Republicans, in particular, to consider a new Speaker. John Boehner has, for years, been ridiculed for being orange. At this point it seems obvious it is a dye job so we do not see how yellow he is. He has behaved cowardly and ineffectively. He has rallied the left to attack conservatives. He has rallied lobbyists to attack his own members — some of whom defied their voters to support him for Speaker.

Boehner has, in short, become one of those Republicans who savages his own side worse than the other side. It is time for a Speaker who has the testicular fortitude to fight against Barack Obama and who will do what is right, not what is politically expedient.

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Erick Erickson

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