Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Care If You Don’t Like Him

June 27, 2018 at 4:48 pm EDT By Taegan Goddard

Matthew Yglesias: “He’s not interested in being thought of as a high-minded guy or in being well-regarded by high-minded people. He wants to be thought of as an effective party politician, and he is an effective politician…”

“There’s a perfect alignment between the reputation he wants, the reputation he has, and the reputation he deserves in a way that’s unequalled among American politicians and that allows him to conduct himself with an even greater degree of shamelessness than Donald Trump himself since unlike the all-id Trump, McConnell isn’t out of control he’s just willing to be utterly ruthless in pursuit of his political objectives…”

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