Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Republicans to Obama: "Bring us the girl"

It's hypocritical that YOU accuse ME of hostage-taking
when YOU'RE the one demanding I surrender by dropping the gun.

The latest negotiating offer from Congressional Republicans:

WASHINGTON—As the federal government shutdown stretches into its seventh day, 20 members of the Republican’s Tea Party faction announced this morning they would be willing to support a clean budget resolution bill in exchange for the president’s firstborn daughter, Malia Obama...

“The girl. Bring us the girl,” said Congressman Steve King (R-IA) as he stood beside fellow Tea Party leaders during this morning’s press conference on the steps of the Capitol. “The bill may pass, but the firstborn shall be ours”...

According to Washington insiders, the deal would reportedly feature a continuing resolution to fund government operations through November 15 without any modifications to the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, including implementation of the individual mandate and the much-maligned tax on medical devices, while Malia Obama would legally fall under the protectorship of the Tea Party caucus.

White House officials have declined to comment...

The rest of the story here.



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