While all of us on the left rejoice at the NRCC's lackluster fundraising, and while most Republicans are resigned to the fact that this will not be a blowout year for them, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) is clearly not content to sit this one out, as he exhorted his colleagues to get off their "dead asses" and pony up for the party. Boehner has a lot to be angry about, what with the slew of retirements, and now the corruption scandal surrounding Rick Renzi (R-AZ). Apparently, Boehner has been urging Renzi to step down-- the one time he actually wants a colleague to retire, it doesn't happen!
Either way, seeing a Republican become this unhinged gives me a thrill. It shows that they are losing control, and, if more of them start showing their tempers publicly, we can trot out the footage, and frame their entire party as foaming-at-the-mouth lunatic beasts. And that, I dare say, would be a satisfying payback after their decades of characterizing us as effeminate sissies. So, go on, Boehner. Keep ranting . . . PLEASE!