I just thought I’d do a short blog post to highlight some of the best and most entertaining Republican infighting the past few days regarding that burning issue of drones (yes, that was snark: personally, I’d put drones around #100 on my list of most important issues facing the country, with global warming #1 and the long-term competitiveness of our economy #2, but what do I know?).
First, we had John McCain call three Republicans – Sen. Paul Rand (R-Ky.), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich) – “wacko birds” whose views are not “reflective of the views of the majority of Republicans.”
Next, we had Newt Gingrich (see video above) saying: “I’m really disappointed in John McCain, and I’m very saddened by it…The idea that he’s now lecturing the next generation because they have the guts to stand up, which is I – I would have thought John McCain we do have applauded them…I don’t know what’s happened to John McCain, but I find this very sad.” Great stuff.
Finally, see the “flip” for John McCain saying that Rand Paul doesn’t live in the “world of reality,” and responding to Newt Gingrich’s criticisms of him as some sort of “angry old man” (which he certainly seems to be much of the time, I much say). Anyway, gotta love it. Now, can we have a lot more of this in Virginia? We can start with Bill Bolling candidacy for LG, which could be announced this Thursday. Stay tuned…