Lawrence O'Donnell: 'Stunningly Ignorant' Cantor Would Fail Citizenship Test

Posted by highlysuspect on April 4, 2011 in politics |

Kicking off the March 30 edition of Last Word, MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell unleashed a torrent of insults aimed at Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.).

“House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is the most stunningly ignorant member in the history of the Congress,” bellowed O’Donnell. “Thats right. Eric Cantor revealed today in a press conference that he does not know how a bill becomes a law. Seriously. He doesn’t.”

Just to clarify, Cantor mistakenly declared in a press conference that if the Senate does not pass a budget before the continuing resolution expires, H.R. 1, the appropriations bill passed by the House on February 19, 2011, would become the law of the land. Of course, H.R. 1 would not become law unless it is passed by the Senate and signed by the president.

O’Donnell seized on the Republican lawmaker’s error to launch into an rancorous diatribe:

via Lawrence O’Donnell: ‘Stunningly Ignorant’ Cantor Would Fail Citizenship Test.


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