As Steve mentioned in GMN, last night, just after House Republicans failed to stop the fiscal cliff compromise, those same House Republicans pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from a floor vote. It was such a mess that Republican Peter King went on an amazing tirade against Republicans on Fox News.
I don't understand what the Republican strategy is, here. So after a solid month of very public whining and tough-talk, they basically give President Obama everything he wants. Their party leaders are publicly sniping at each other. And then they refuse to consider a disaster relief bill that should be a slam dunk? The one thing Republicans always have going for them is solidarity, but it seems that the 2012 elections have even taken that from them.
Also: New Jersey governor Chris Christie reportedly just called John Boehner's mess "disappointing and disgusting."