Heritage Action Encourages GOP to Stop Doing Their Jobs
Earlier this week, the Heritage Foundation's political activist arm, Heritage Action, actually gave some sound advice to GOP congressional leadership: "Don't legislate," Heritage Action said. We paraphrase: "Just go on ahead and stir up stupid asinine scandals about nothing, you are way better at that stuff." And for once, your Wonkette wants to go on record as agreeing with Heritage Action. This is because the GOP is not very good at legislating anything other than unconstitutional anti-abortion bills, which we do not like, and cutting taxes on rich people. It's far better they while away the hours gossiping and pointing fingers at low-level, overworked, underpaid bureaucrats in Cincinnati rather than actually attempting to legislate. It's just easier for everyone that way. And in case you suspect we are exaggerating, read an excerpt of this hilarious "please stop doing what you are paid to do for everyone's benefit" letter after the jump.
In a letter this week to [House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor], Heritage Action CEO Michael Needham says "outrage over Benghazi" and the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups has "rightly focused the nation's attention squarely on the actions of the Obama administration." The letter goes on to say the House must continue holding oversight hearings, "but it would be imprudent to do anything that shifts the focus from the Obama administration to the ideological differences within the House Republican Conference."
The letter specifically mentions the Internet sales tax bill (which recently passed the Senate with lots of Republican support) and the farm bill (the Senate is working through it now and is likely to pass it soon)..."Rather than scheduling such legislation for consideration," [Needham writes,] we urge you to keep the attention focused squarely on the Obama administration," Needham wrote in summation.
We only have TWO political parties, so what a relief that only ONE of them is so incompetent that their own party wants them to stop doing their jobs.