Epic. Damning. Only the beginning. CenLamar’s @LAGOP takedown.
I. Lights, Camera, Inaction!
Three days after the Tea Party caucus of the Republican Party effectively shut down the federal government, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor bought a bundle of stethoscopes and lab coats. The day before, on CNN, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had stumbled over a question about funding for the National Institute of Health during the shutdown, and Republicans immediately pounced, suggesting, not so subtly, that Reid was more than happy to let children die of cancer. Of course, any rational human being, given the context, would immediately understand that Reid wasn’t saying that at all. Quoting from Media Matters (bold mine):
During a Senate press conference today, CNN’s Dana Bash asked Reid if he would support a bill that would reinstate funding to the National Institutes of Health, including a program providing access to clinical trials for children with cancer.
In response, Reid decried the…
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