In response to President Obama’s call for bi-partisanship in his Wednesday night State of the Union address, the Republican reply on Thursday was this:
“The Senate took a vote on extending the federal debt ceiling — without which the United States would go into default. All 40 Republicans voted no.
The Senate took a vote on requiring Congress not to pass legislation that it can’t pay for. All 40 Republicans voted no.
The Senate took a final vote on passing the overall plan. Thirty-nine Republicans voted no. The 40th, Sen.Mike Enzi (R-Wyo) skipped the vote.”
Groucho, you’re on: