Morning Jolt: Stop Electing Lazy, Narcissistic Men-Children to Congress

On the menu today: Madison Cawthorn offers even more vivid evidence that he is an irresponsible man-child who never should have been entrusted with public office; the Biden administration keeps choosing to aid Ukraine in the slowest and least effective way possible; and California Democratic politics finally sees a youth movement.

No More Madison Cawthorns

A lot of these insane narcissists who spend years telling us how much they want the job of being an elected official are, in fact, not all that interested in doing the job.

Former Republican congressman Madison Cawthorn may be one of the most vivid and reprehensible examples of this phenomenon, as it appears that once he lost the primary in his North Carolina reelection bid, he blew off his duties. Cawthorn's failure to turn over casework to his successor’s office is getting the most attention this morning, but judging from a report last November, he stopped doing anything related to casework long before his term ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY January 12 2023
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY January 12 2023
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Stop Electing Lazy, Narcissistic Men-Children to Congress

On the menu today: Madison Cawthorn offers even more vivid evidence that he is an irresponsible man-child who never should have been entrusted with public office; the Biden administration keeps choosing to aid Ukraine in the slowest and least effective way possible; and California Democratic politics finally sees a youth movement.

No More Madison Cawthorns

A lot of these insane narcissists who spend years telling us how much they want the job of being an elected official are, in fact, not all that interested in doing the job.

Former Republican congressman Madison Cawthorn may be one of the most vivid and reprehensible examples of this phenomenon, as it appears that once he lost the primary in his North Carolina reelection bid, he blew off his duties. Cawthorn's failure to turn over casework to his successor’s office is getting the most attention this morning, but judging from a report last November, he stopped doing anything related to casework long before his term ...   READ MORE

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