BREAKING: McCarthy drops out of speaker race, according to reports http://t.co/0lmg7UY7fm pic.twitter.com/Mk1dJcD3jW— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) October 8, 2015
See what I mean? In my comment:
A bunch of anti-government folks got elected to Congress; it only makes sense they'd eventually try to burn down the House. Boehner was willing to play with matches, but never right into the kerosene.McCarthy broke one of their matches.