Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Eric Cantor threatens to block relief funds for disaster victims

Eric Cantor is threatening to block relief funds for victims of the recent tornados in the South and Mid-West. Two American cities have been flattened, but all Eric Cantor cares about are tax cuts for the hyper-wealthy.

Thankfully, Eric Cantor's days as majority leader are numbered. Cantor has endlessly championed the Ryan budget that destroys Medicare. That budget is a millstone around the necks of the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. When Republicans lose their majority next November, the shell-shocked survivors of Cantor's caucus are going to give him the boot for his failed leadership.

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