Westminster is very dead but at least the US are entertaining us. Guido’s favourite detail from the fiscal cliff fall-out was Politico’s snippet about GOP House Chairman Boehner telling Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to “go f**k” himself outside of the Oval Office.
Even nominal Republicans like Meghan McCann got upset:
Um, John Boehner told Harry Reid to go fuck himself outside the Oval Office. Yeah, it's totally my generation that's screwing everything up.—
Meghan McCain (@McCainBlogette) January 02, 2013
That would be the daughter of foul mouthed John McCain, who famously dropped the c-bomb at Meghan’s mother in public in 1992. “S**thead,” “***hole” and “f**king jerk” are all regulars in the McCain playbook too…