After 7 long years, the GOP is out of excuses. (Start at 2:00.)
GLENN: Here’s what happened yesterday with health care. The GOP got together, and they voted to discuss health care out in the open. That’s all that happened. Now, why would you have the president speak right after? Why would you fly John McCain back for this historic vote and have him give a stirring speech right after? Because this is the best the Republicans can do.
Now let me explain this. Let’s say that we all went to a company, and we said you guys have to hire us because we’re going to build an amazing car. I mean, we can fix the car industry. You think self-driving cars are great? Wait until you see what we have, and we’re going to be able to make it at half the price. So a company hires us. And all we do is spend seven years arguing about nothing. We first say, you know what — boss, shareholders — we want to make that car, but Ted in accounting keeps stopping us. We need Ted out of accounting. So they fire Ted. And then they’re, like, well, it wasn’t just Ted in accounting. It’s also Bill in product. He is crazy bad. So they fire Bill. And you’re, like, it wasn’t just Ted and Bill. We also need to be on the board of directors. Okay. All right. You’re on the board of directors. Okay. Now we can get something done.
Then everybody in the company watches for something to come out of that factory. No car. No car. Nothing going in. Nothing going out. Maybe it’s like Professor Potts when he bought that car in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Yes, I had to throw that reference in. Where nobody went into the barn and…