Amy Kremer, Chair of the Tea Party Express went on MSNBC's Chris Jansing to drop their interpretation of facts about the government shutdown and the Affordable Care Act.
When asked about the Republican's refusals to negotiate—18 times!—Kremer said this:
The fact is that we were going to end up here because President Obama and Harry Reid, I'm not sure which one wears the pants in the family (um, that's misogynist), but they wanted a shutdown. They started talking about it July 26th, threatening a shutdown if we did not roll back the sequester cuts. (Actually, it's the Republicans have threatened a shutdown again, and again, and again.) . . . He should get to the negotiating table and Harry Reid should get to the negotiating table and so should the Republicans. They all need to come together, but you're — I don't care what they negotiate, the american people don't want this law . . .That was a lot of explanation, when really, Republicans just wanna:
Also on today's #TWiBRadio, the cultural history of racial differences between South Africa and the United States and to alleviate government shutdown stress, one retailer is offering furloughed employees a special toy for their down time.
And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew discussed charter schools getting free rent, how to deal with sex offenders, and school children prefer pink slime to real meat.
And in case you missed it, while on #TWiBHiatus, we broadcast from my magical North Berkeley kitchen. Turns out sunshine and farming doesn't actually solve racism: