I admit, I’ve been searching for motivation to write lately. I’ve heard many of my conservative friends say these words, “I’m so tired”, and I too seem to be in that boat. I think Speaker Boehner retaining his seat added to that sentiment. While Twitter had a smattering of #FireBoehner hashtags, was there any real effort to replace him? Dana Loesch summed it up nicely with this tweet:
If you’re going to have a mutiny it’s a good idea to have a replacement. Anything else seems bass ackwards.
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) January 3, 2013
Robert Costa had some insight as well regarding the ‘coup’:
Trent Franks says the coup effort was poorly organized and weak. He was told only 15 mins prior abt effort, and he’s a deep red Repub
— Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) January 3, 2013
Where do we go from here? I’ve also seen the #unite hashtag floating around in conservative tweets. I continue to wonder what it will take for that to happen. In the meantime, I’m just getting really sick of the status quo.