Saturday, April 04, 2009

Richard Burr's Obstructionist Jihad Tagets American Veterans


Invariably, whenever I point out that Jim DeMint (R-SC) is the worst, most venal obstructionist in the Senate, I get letters from readers in North Carolina pointing out I've picked the wrong obstructionist from the wrong Carolina. They claim it's their own venal obstructionist, Richard Burr, a Jesse Helms throwback, who is the worst. It also looks like he may be toast, although he's not going to go down without a fight. Burr's strategy: obstructionism today, obstructionism tomorrow, obstructionism forever. Maybe he ought to take a look who won the presidential race in North Carolina. And the senate race; and the gubernatorial race. And at which party has lost been losing House seats.

Apparently, though, none of this means squat to Burr. As Rachel Maddow pointed out so beautifully, he really is a very sick man. I have no words to add to what she said:

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