The Corner

Re: Why Does Reid Hate America?

As Jonah notes, just as President Obama’s campaign team was complaining that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) and House Republicans “haven’t acted to pass” the president’s jobs bill — as he has repeatedly asked them to do “right away” — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) was blocking a request from Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) to hold a vote on the bill today. Here’s the video:

As Reid says, “‘Right away’ is a relative term.”

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...