“Ya better say yer prayers ya flea-bitten varmint! I'm a-gonna blow ya to smithereenies!”
- Yosemite Sam
‘Schumer, who has been criticizing Republicans all day, said in a floor speech Friday
that conservatives were the flea controlling the dog, which he said in this
case is a federal government that could shut down at midnight.
“What we have here is a flea, wagging a tail, wagging a dog,” said Schumer, chairman of
the Senate Democratic Policy Committee.
“The flea are the minority of House Republicans who are hard right, the tail is the House
Republican caucus, and the dog is the government,” Schumer explained. “That
flea is influencing what the dog does ... and it is sad.”
Schumer for more than a week has been arguing that Tea Party conservatives will be to blame
if there is a shutdown.
“When either party goes to the extreme they don’t do the right thing,” said Schumer.
“My experience is they lose politically, but much more importantly they do what
is wrong for the country substantively." ‘(1)
‘Sen. Chuck Schumer can't spin his way out of this gaffe.
The media-hungry liberal leader yesterday accidentally revealed the inner workings of the Democratic Party's "extreme" p.r. machine -- hurting budget negotiations as both parties brace for an April 8 government shutdown.’ (2)
Apparently when a flea drinks enough tea the yield is an extreme tea flea.