Senate Majority Leader
But Republicans, led by Kentucky’s esteemed (well, OK, by some others)
And you know what? Probably most Americans don’t care. Plenty of us were fed up with this phony delaying tactic when Democrats were using it against
But buried at the end of my colleague Michael A. Memoli's story Thursday was this tidbit, which I'm willing to bet most hardworking Americans do care about:
In the midst of Thursday's angry rhetoric, some senators called for a rare closed-door meeting in the historic Old Senate Chamber to air grievances and seek a resolution.
Reid scheduled a private session for Monday night, but even that led to a protest from McConnell, who noted that attendance tends to be spotty on the first day of the week.
What's that you say, Mitch? It's Monday, so you can't work? Call you on Tuesday, maybe?
Huh. You think
Is it any wonder that Americans are fed up with
Here's a tip, Mitch, for you and all the other folks on Capitol Hill, Republican and Democrat alike: You spent a lot of money to get there. You made a lot of promises. You have a nation depending on you. You get paid pretty well; you have excellent healthcare and retirement benefits.
So how about you show up for work? And I mean every day, including Mondays and Fridays.