For a blogger who has won a Polk Award, Josh Marshall sure can be embarrassingly naive at times. Take this post:
You’ve got several members of the GOP Congressional leadership today saying that they believe the Health Care Reform bill is actually unconstitutional: Grassley, Boehner and others.
Not only is the idea preposterous in itself. But like six months ago, Grassley not only believed it was constitutional. It was a policy he supported.
Come on, Josh! Yes, he supported it. But why, pray, does that mean he thought it was constitutional?
These are guys who not only disavow but actively oppose their own proposals. Not just proposals they supported, but proposals they wrote themselves. What sense does it make to apply rules of logic to such charlatans?
There’s only one possible response to the kind of chicanery Republicans like Grassley and Boehner (and lest there be any doubt as to what I mean by “Republicans like Grassley and Boehner”, a perfectly adequate free verse translation would be “99% of Congressional Republicans”) now display routinely on a daily basis: A pox on both their faces!