Obstructionists: Keeping Government from Doing Anything Effective

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On the NOW with Alex Wagner panel, Demos Vice President of Policy and Outreach Heather McGhee discussed the consequences for the rest of the country of conservatives' ongoing obstructionist strategy.

The problem is that it has become their ultimate political strategy to stop government from doing anything effective. [...]

If the President were acutally able to confirm some of his nominees, to have a DC Circuit actually function, to have a Fed Chair—at a time when the Fed is the only piece of the government that's actually still able to do anything for the fact that we still have a joblessness crisis in this country—then they would be losing on their short term political strategy.