On Thursday’s The View, Meghan McCain shot down Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, for what she deemed “political stunts.”
The panel was discussing Matt and other House Republicans storming Wednesday’s closed-door impeachment hearing with Laura Cooper of the DOD.
Abby Huntsman thought it was pitiful:
“I don’t belong in this time in history on television in politics because everything has become a spectacle. Everything is, ‘How can I make this about myself?’ I do wonder if that would have happened yesterday, if cable news didn’t exist, if the President wasn’t watching them. … Everything is political, but at the end of the day, if you are one of their constituents, doesn’t this frustrate you? There’s no substance here.”
Meghan also pointed to the Dems’ 2016 goofy gun control sit-in, explaining, “I hate political stunts across the board in general. We elect people in order to serve in Congress.”
As for the storming of the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, were they right to do so?
Here’s how Matt defended the move to Tucker Carlson, as covered Thursday by RedState’s cool Elizabeth Vaughn:
“We had the audacity to want to know what in the world was going on behind closed doors where Democrats have engaged in a strategy of secret interviews, selective leaks, theatrical weird performances of transcripts that never happened and then lies about whistleblowers. It’s reasonable to suggest that we would want more transparency on behalf of the people that we represent.”
“[T]here are no rules, Tucker. If we had rules, Nancy Pelosi would have put this to a vote and established rules like what happened for President Clinton, like what happened for President Nixon. The Democrats want to preserve the most operational flexibility, so if they’re going to have a world with no rules, we gotta stop thinking that we can use the Marquis of Queensbury rules of engagement when we’re fighting against an angry pack of rabid hyenas. And that’s what we’re facing. And I think the President is right. As Republicans, we need to be tougher in exposing this for the kangaroo court that it is.”
Matt’s for it, and Tucker seems to think it’s okay.
Meghan? Not so much.
Here’s where she let Gaetz have it:
“We elect you to get your freaking job done, one way or the other. And when you are sitting on a sit-in for 26 hours or doing what Republicans did yesterday — Matt Gaetz, when did you become a TV star or want to be a TV star? You want to do that? Get the hell out of Congress! Get a TV job.”
Meghan, of course, would be none too shook up if Trump were impeached.
She had this to say about the Commander-in-Chief back in March:
“He spends his weekend obsessing over wonderful, great men because he knows it, and I know it, and all of you know it: He will never be a great man.”
“My father was his kryptonite in life and his kryptonite in death.”
“And I just thought, ‘Your life is spent on weekends not with your family, not with your friends, but obsessing, obsessing, over great men you could never live up to.’ That tells you everything you needed to know about his pathetic life.”
Yeah. I don’t think she’d storm a paper bag to find out what’s going on.
What were your thoughts of the spectacle? Was that people taking care of business, or politicians in poor form? Or a little bit of both? Let us all know in the Comments section.
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