The Filibuster: McConnell’s Excuse for a Do-Nothing Congress

The Republican Party isn’t so good at governing, but when it comes to making excuses they have no peer.

They’re like a less-believable version of John Belushi near the end of The Blues Brothers, mud smeared on their faces and pleading for their political lives, while GOP voters demand to know why the same guys they sent back to Congress to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood didn’t show up like they promised.