By Robert Laurie
For years, it seemed like there was no fight that Mitch McConnell wasn’t prepared to lose. Like most conservative outlets, that meant we gave Mitch quite a bit of (well deserved) grief.
Lately, though, he seems to have taken a shine to winning. Perhaps his successful handling of the late-term Obama nomination of Merrick Garland stirred something within him. Maybe he’s just leaning in to the whole “cocaine Mitch” persona…
— Team Mitch (@Team_Mitch) May 9, 2018
Whatever the reason, a quick glance at Mitch McConnell’s twitter feed will reveal a guy who suddenly seems to have a bit more chutzpah.
Today’s example is @TeamMitch’s response to Chuck Schumer’s demand that Trump re-nominate Merrick Garland to fill Anthony Kennedy’s vacancy. He responds, as I think we all did, with a gif of Michael Jordan laughing uncontrollably…
— Team Mitch (@Team_Mitch) July 5, 2018
Well played, Mr. McConnell. You (or whoever is running your feed) have our attention. …Now get another Gorsuch on the bench ASAP.