The Republicans intend to continue their silliness in Congress today, in an attempt to fool the American people into thinking that high gas prices are the Democrat’s fault and that there is anything that can really be done about it:
Having thoroughly enjoyed their revival-style meeting on the House floor Friday, a group of Republican lawmakers plan to return to the chamber today to deliver more speeches on why they believe Congress should come back from its August break to vote on allowing more domestic and offshore oil drilling.
The first thing to note here is that Capitol Briefing is going to keep calling this spectacle “The Phantom Session,” in hopes that the phrase catches on so he can trademark it, print T-shirts, cash in and retire to an island where no one cares about gasoline prices because we can walk from our villas to the beach.
Fortunately, my crack research staff already has obtained this videotape, which will give you a preview of the proceedings from the GOP:
Election year stunts.