So everything these people do is aimed at shutting us up, is aimed at intimidating us — and the thing that really ticks me off is when it works against our people, like it apparently is working in the House leadership now
“You keep going on this and you’re gonna lead to government shutdown, and you’re gonna get blamed for it.” “Oh, we don’t want a government shutdown, and we certainly don’t want to get blamed for it!” I hate it.
I hate it when they set the premise and we react to it. I just despise it. See, I don’t. I just refuse to. But living in Washington-New York apparently changes your attitude about that.