Why does this scene in Caddyshack come to mind when it comes to Mitch McConnell (RINO-KY) dealing with the Democrats. Please let me know what you think. Andrew
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he will not allow another government shutdown as part of a strategy to repeal ObamaCare.
McConnell (Ky.) told The Hill in an interview Thursday afternoon that his party learned a painful political lesson over the past 16 days, as its approval rating dropped while the government was shuttered.
He said there’s no reason to go through the political wringer again in January, when the stopgap measure Congress passed late Wednesday is set to expire.
“One of my favorite old Kentucky sayings is there’s no education in the second kick of a mule. The first kick of a mule was when we shut the government down in the mid-1990s and the second kick was over the last 16 days,” he said. “There is no education in the second kick of a mule. There will not be a government shutdown.
- GOP’s McConnell promises no more shutdowns over ObamaCare (thehill.com)
- McConnell Says “No More Shutdowns”–At Least Over Obamacare (washingtonmonthly.com)
- Mitch McConnell Says There Will Be No More Shutdowns (theatlanticwire.com)
- Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell (bigstory.ap.org)