The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #152363   Message #3568043
Posted By: Bill D
18-Oct-13 - 10:56 AM
Thread Name: BS: US Government shutdown
Subject: RE: BS: US Government shutdown
"Take the gavel away from Boehner who abused his authority."

ummm... heard that possibility being discussed yesterday. The pundits just looked at each other when asked just who might succeed him. Eric Cantor? I hope not....

I have a vague suspicion that he is holding on because HE knows that there are very few other Republicans right now who could do the job, and the possibility of one of the worst loonies landing the position is truly scary.