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Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) released a Web video on Thursday seeking to contrast the White House’s willingness to work with the Russians to find a diplomatic solution in Syria against President Obama’s declaration that he won’t negotiate with Republicans over the debt limit.
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You have to start with the premise that both sides are willing to negotiate.
The right wing is currently in "take no prisoners" mode. The last go-round on the debt ceiling and the constant pounding of sand on Obamacare. There's such an amalgam of broken beliefs they are paralyzed as a team. There's no real memes to get behind with any real horsepower except Christian fundies. They will eat their young trying to prove how pious they are.
They have the political acumen of Genghis Khan. So what's the point?
At least a progressive has the ability to change their mind. Contrary to what you've been hearing lately, that's not immoral.
Fascinating screwball comedy.
...why Obama will negotiate with Putin but not Republicans
Negotiate? I was under the impression that Putin smoked this administration in statesmanship, well, for the lack of a better word. Boehner is a wiener. They won't work with Obama either. Nice try though.
Boehner asks why Obama will negotiate with Putin but not Republicans
Maybe Obama and Putin have more in 'common' than meets the eye.
Would Putin negotiate with Republicans ?