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Watch Thomas Massie Explain Why He Revolted Against John Boehner

Last night on The Independents, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), the de facto ringleader of today's revolt against the leadership of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), made the case for why those who favor more limited government should be rooting for Boehner's imminent demise:

Reason on Massie here, including this Reason TV interview from 2013:

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  • Cytotoxic||

    As long as it isn't Gohmert. He would be worse than Boner.

  • Raston Bot||

    Apparently a bunch of Dems are heading to some NY pol's funeral and will miss the vote so Boehner needs even less votes to keep his speaker role.

  • Cytotoxic||

    Wow, those are some fantastic optics.

  • Pro Libertate||

    Statist Speaker is statist.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Palace intrigue.

  • ||

    And it looks like the Orange one wins. Oh well.

  • Winston||

    Unfortunately who was the alternative? Pelosi? Gohmert?

  • ||

    The speaker doesn't have to be a member of the house. In some alternate reality, Massie is introducing Judge Nap as the new speaker right now.

  • Winston||

    Didn't Suderman ridicule Gohmert for noticing that and for his comments on Benghazi that are pretty close to Reason's own comments on Libya?

  • ||

    Now you lit the cytotoxic beacon.

  • Cytotoxic||

    Yes you did. Blatant lying does that.

    Suderman ridiculed Gohmert for his various nutbar comments, which the area yokeltarians are trying very hard to pretend don't exist.

  • Winston||

    Except he included one that is pretty close to what Reason has actually said. Pretty disingenuous. Just like bashing
    Nigel Farage for comments about Putin while publishing Sheldon Richman.

  • Winston||

    You Know Who Else didn't like a parliamentary speaker?

  • ||

    Mace Windu?

  • Swiss Servator, Winter...jetzt||

    Curse you!

  • Swiss Servator, Winter...jetzt||

    Palpatine?

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    Charles I?

  • Charles Easterly||

    Tigran Naghdalyan?

  • Cytotoxic||

    What's the vote break down?

  • Paul.||

    The GOP is revolting?

  • ||

    We did that joke yesterday.

  • Paul.||

    Sorry, I don't get out as often.

  • Francisco d'Anconia||

    Joke? Yes they are.

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  • TKList||

    Democrats: Dictatorial, socialistic, economically ignorant, spendaholics.

    Republicans: Authoritarian, religiously obnoxious, economically hypocritical, spendaholics.

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