Democrats are, as expected, throwing huge toddleresque temper tantrums today over the swearing in of SCOTUS Justice Neil Gorsuch, spilling many tears over the fact the GOP used the nuclear option to circumvent their filibuster.
However, former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has some bad news for the crybabies, and it’s going to make a lot of folks on the left really angry.
The Blaze reports:
Former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said in a podcast interview with Real Clear Politics published Sunday that his own party has “far dirtier hands” when it comes to changing the rules of the Senate.
Daschle, who represented South Dakota as a senator, discussed partisanship in Washington said he is concerned about a growing “a lack of respect and appreciation of the institution [of the Senate] itself.”
Asked about Democrats’ filibuster of the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and Republicans’ use of the nuclear option to change the rules of the Senate in order to circumvent the filibuster, Daschle argued that “unfortunately, Democrats have far dirtier hands when it comes to erosion of the institutional pillars of the Senate.”
Daschle noted that Democrats used the nuclear option during former President Barack Obama’s administration.
In other words, liberals complaining about the use of the “nuclear option” for Gorsuch are huge hypocrites who need to get over themselves.
Hypocrisy and liberalism tend to go together like peas and carrots, so no shocker on that front, right? But to hear it from the mouth of a liberal…
[Note: This article was written by Michael Cantrell]