Conservatives in both chambers are already starting to pounce on House Speaker John Boehner's fiscal crisis counter-proposal, in a sign of the political risk the speaker took by calling for $800 billion in new tax revenue -- though that proposal was rebuffed by President Obama.
Tea Party-aligned conservative South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday that the House Republicans' plan "will destroy American jobs and allow politicians in Washington to spend even more."
There are also multiple reports that Boehner has been yanking the committee assignments of Republicans who did not "toe his line" this year (and last) when it comes to the budget and debt ceiling issues.
Let me remind Mr. John, in case he's forgotten, that he can be flushed come Primary Time in a year or so, and that he serves with the consent of the governed, not the other way around.
You might want to keep that in mind Boehner; my view of you and your perspective on this can be summed up quite easily:
Go perform an anatomically-impossible act.
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