Having effectively set the country on cruise control until just beyond Election Day, House and Senate leaders did their damnedest Thursday to look really, really busy without actually doing anything that could get them into political trouble.
Foot soldiers from both sides of the aisle, undoubtedly tired of the inactivity that’s plagued Congress in recent years, used social media to fire back at partisan big-wigs for making the whole legislative body look bad.
.@SpeakerBoehner Congress shouldn’t leave. |￣￣￣￣￣￣| | THERE’S | | WORK TO | | BE DONE | | ＿＿＿＿＿＿| (__/) || (•ㅅ•) || / づ
— Mark Takano (@RepMarkTakano) September 18, 2014
It’s frustrating that there’s so much to do to get our country back on track, but the Senate isn’t coming to the table pic.twitter.com/iCjHMlojZA
— Rep. Kristi Noem (@RepKristiNoem) September 18, 2014
— Rep. Tony Cárdenas (@RepCardenas) September 18, 2014
— Rep. Vicky Hartzler (@RepHartzler) September 18, 2014
Speaker Boehner just cancelled session. You might say he’s (•_•) ( •_•) ⌐■-■ (⌐■_■) burning down the House: https://t.co/SvIu1dqpW3
— Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) September 18, 2014
— Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (@RosLehtinen) September 18, 2014
Tune back in six weeks from now to find out who wound up having the last laugh.
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