Weekly Political Roundup #1

And it’s only Wednesday!

Blake Farenthold

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Chick magnet Blake Farenthold. Sued by a former staffer for alleged sexual harassment. Where did he get those neat jammies?

Don’t mess with the Boehner

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  A reign of terror and we have not even started the 114. It is rumored to be the most ferocious assault on a Speaker in a century. It failed, and like all coups, there is malice in this palace. Two Florida boys lost plum assignments and more are rumored. This is not just a trifle. The hard right tried to unseat a resilient leader. Even if he is a cry-baby.

Obama will veto Keystone

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So sayeth Josh Earnest. The White House says Keystone is a jobless idea that is more dangerous than it is worth. No olive branch here, more like a shot over the Congressional bow. The President does not understand lame-ducks.

Myrtle the Turtle opens the Senate

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This gridlock has to stop! So says the master of the congressional stall, and man whose only aim for six years was to make Barack Obama a one termer. Really.

Speak!