He’s presided over the most unproductive Congress in United States history, and will probably go down as one of the worst Speakers of the House ever, but he has managed to find plenty of time to do one thing—obsessively “tweet” anything and everything negative about President Obama.
I scrolled back through the last five days of his tweets and essentially every single one of them was an attack on the President, “Obamacare” or both.
But you know what was missing? A plan. Much like Newt Gingrich recently said at the RNC summer meetings, it’s easy for Republicans to simply oppose everything, but eventually they have to stand for something.
And if you head over and look at John Boehner’s Twitter account, it’s clear he stands for absolutely nothing. Well, nothing besides a seemingly obsessive fixation on the President, especially when it comes to “Obamacare.”
Take a look for yourself:
It’s just sad, isn’t it?
I get that as one of the leaders of the Republican party, and the Speaker of the House, it’s a big part of his job to oppose most anything and everything President Obama or Democrats support. But I just find it ironic that a man who often accuses President Obama of “dividing Americans” has an entire Twitter account essentially fixated on nothing but negativity and partisan attacks.
Without hardly a single mention of what his party has to offer. Well, if you scroll through there long enough you do find quite a few tweets about the Keystone XL pipeline. You know, that project Republicans claim will create tens of thousands of jobs, yet most experts say it’s more like a couple thousand—many of which are temporary jobs.
And then when the pipeline opens? As many as twenty jobs will be permanent.
Or if you ask TransCanada, maybe a few hundred. It’s definitely not the “tens of thousands” of jobs Boehner and Republicans have been lying to the American people about these last couple of years.
Which is another ironic tidbit about Republicans. They like to bash the President about jobs, while offering nothing in the way of a real “jobs bill,” even though we’ve created nearly 7 million jobs in the last 3+ years. Yet one project which might create a couple thousand temporary jobs, they’re hell bent on getting that passed and accuse Obama of “killing jobs” by not approving the pipeline.
Oh, that’s right, because that project benefits big oil. You know, a group Republicans will always fight for.
This was just something I thought most people wouldn’t pay attention to, but might find interesting. A leading Republican who has a seemingly unhealthy obsession with negativity and misinformation in attacking President Obama and bashing “Obamacare.”
Then again, that’s been the Republican party’s platform since 2008. So I guess Boehner’s sad, Obama-obsessive Twitter account full of lies shouldn’t really be a surprise to anyone at all.