Comment: What we're witnessing...

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What we're witnessing...

What we're witnessing is the beginning of the official merger of the two parties into one. Boehner is more concerned about his political career and the maintenance of his position as Speaker (perhaps presidential ambitions) than he is about representing the bests interests of Americans. The point at which we have arrived has forced politicians to make a choice: career or correct. They might try to find ways to convince themselves or others that kicking the can down the road is what's right, but really it amounts to what is right for THEM.
When you boil it down, if it means he can further his career Boehner will stand with Obama and the Dems before he stands with folks like Justin Amash or those "crazy TEA Partiers" whose feet he was kissing only a short while ago when they delivered the House to Republicans... and this is NOT about being the party of opposition. It's about finding Dems who are also willing to stand for what's right. People like that just happen to be few and far between on both sides of the aisle because once you're on either side of the aisle there is much to gain by falling in line and much to lose by standing.

Unlearning and self-teaching since 2008. Thanks, Dr. Paul!