GOP Extortionists Take Americans Hostage

GOP Extortionists Take Americans Hostage

“Obama Says No Talks While GOP ‘Threatening To Harm Women and Children,’”  Noah Rayman, TIME Magazine blog

“Obama: GOP tactics hold middle class ‘hostage,'” David Jackson, USA Today

“Five Reasons Not To Hold Obamacare Hostage In The Government Shutdown,” Carolyn McClanahan, Forbes

“Republicans Aren’t Hostage Takers, They’re Political Terrorists,” Michael Tomasky, Daily Beast

“Carney: Republicans are ‘irresponsible and reckless,’ using ‘threat and extortion,'” Jennifer Epstein, Politico

“Stocks drop amid fears of federal government shutdown,” Andrew Tangel, Los Angeles Times

“The GOP flunks Hostage Taking 101,” Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post

“The GOP’s Suicide Squeeze,” John Dickerson, Slate

“GOP’s ‘Mass psychosis’ holds country hostage, says Dem congressman,” Jessica Taylor, MSNBC

“Dumbest extortion attempt ever: Republican scheme’s perverse logic,” Brian Beutler, Salon

“The Anti-Obamacare Hostage Taking Will Damage Future Policymaking,” Keith Humphreys, Washington Monthly blog

“Governing by Blackmail,” Nicholas Kristoff, New York Times


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