Impressive Hypocrisy, Part Two

Mick Mulvaney has been pretty upset about the cash payments the current administration made to Iran. He’s sat in judgement on the issue in Congressional hearings. He’s written about them on his Facebook page, scolded the administration about them during stump appearances, and complained about them on TV.

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Reasonable people can disagree on the Iran deal. They can also disagree about the timing and purpose of the cash payments made to Iran.

Those same reasonable people would probably agree that if you spend a lot of time complaining about those cash payments, it would probably be a good idea to vote for the resolution condemning them.

Mick Mulvaney didn’t. He didn’t even bother to show up.

Out of 435 members of Congress, only 14 missed this vote. Maybe Mick was having a nice lunch with Nancy Pelosi instead?
Out of 435 members of Congress, only 14 missed this vote. Maybe Mick was having a nice lunch with Nancy Pelosi instead?

He made time to talk about it on his official Facebook several times: September 6, September 7, September 8.

He made time to talk about it on Fox Business Network.

He made time to talk about being on Fox Business Network on his official Facebook too.

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But, when it came time to actually represent the people of the 5th district of South Carolina and vote, he had something else to do.

All the other South Carolina Congressmen showed up to represent the people who voted for them. Everybody but Mick.
All the other South Carolina Congressmen showed up to represent the people who voted for them. Everybody but Mick.

It kind of makes you wonder if he’ll bother showing up when it’s time to make your voice heard in Washington, doesn’t it?

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