Jumped the single-payer gun?
“Not a deal we will ever accept.”
“We can’t do anything to make sure that the pregnancy’s fine.”
“Planned Parenthood legislation would be in our reconciliation bill.”
“We have every assurance that it’s going to happen.”
Speech for me, but not for thee.
Threading the needle?
“We just don’t have the votes to get the outcome that we’d like.”
“It seems like McConnell and Boehner aren’t even talking to each other. It is mind-boggling.”
“We’re going try to pass it. If we’re unable to do that, we’ll see what happens.”
“We recognize it’s important that we fund the government.”
“Do what you said you would do.”
The biggest lie.
“It moved the disaster of Obamacare away from our narrative.”
“I consider that theory the Bad Samaritan theory.”
“You can’t really charge people a fine for not getting health insurance if don’t fix this mess.”
And hammers the next generation worst of all.
“We have to win the Senate and win the White House.”
“I don’t think it’s surprising that the people who work for the government … blame Republicans for the things that are bad in this country.”
“They shut down the government with a fool’s errand that would not succeed, and that’s a fact.”
“You do not take a hostage you are not going to for sure shoot.”
“I’m now no longer a conservative according to the standards that have been set by the expectation of this process.”
“I just don’t happen to think filibustering a bill that defunds Obamacare is the best route to defunding Obamacare.”
Justice and mercy: Matthew 20:1–16.
Be stingy with the public purse, sir.
Still missing the point