IOIYAR (It’s OK If You’re A Republican; i.e. Republican Hypocrisy) How many times have you asked yourself, after reading or hearing reports about the latest inane, inflammatory or insulting utterance of No. 45—How would Republicans have reacted if Obama had been the speaker? Would they have shown the same deference, the same equanimity to him as they’ve been showing to the current POTUS? Sometimes the power of imagination can be tested by this kind of thought experiment. To make it easier, Bill Maher arranged for Barack Obama (well, pretty darn close) to deliver a few of the more mind-bending pronouncements of the current occupant of the Oval Office. Now, just try to imagine Republicans being cool with this state of affairs. (h/t AGD)
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