“Okay, Republicans – here’s your chance to prove you’re serious about creating jobs.”
He forwarded an article from Pro Publica on the 68 Obama appointments bottled up in the Senate – some awaiting confirmation for more than a year. That’s not counting all the vacant judgeships.
Most are not even controversial. Some Senator on an ego trip – or indulging in the exhibitionism of ideological self-abuse – holding up a confirmation vote under threat of filibuster.
Republicans destroying jobs – and crippling federal agencies and the courts –usually as pure sabotage, offering patently dishonest reasons.
And, no, it’s not just the usual obstructionism of a minority party. It’s far worse than under previous administrations of either party. And it’s a tragic deterrent to getting the best, most qualified people to devote their talents to public service.
Take you, for instance.
Knowing what you know about certain senators, would you accept a nomination to the Federal Labor Relations Authority?
Neither would Mike.