Awww … does Richard Trumka have room in his treehouse for Jay Carney? No doubt these guys could use some shoulders to cry on. Jay’s all bent out of shape over the DC Circuit’s U.S. Court of Appeals’ ruling that President Obama’s “recess” appointments to the NLRB were unconstitutional.
Per the Congressional Research Service, 285 intrasession recess appointments were made between 1867 and 2004, by both D & R presidents.—
Jay Carney (EOP) (@PressSec) January 25, 2013
Here’s the thing:
In 2007, Democrats started keeping the Senate in for pro-forma sessions to block Bush recess appointments—
Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) January 25, 2013
B-b-but … Bush!
Really, Jay? Spin all you like, but all you’ll get is dizzy. Those of us who occupy reality know you’re full of it:
Isn’t it, though?
We certainly can’t.