Lindsay Chervinsky, Ph.D.

McConnell is Playing Russian Roulette with the Nation

And the dangerous precedent he is following

Earlier this week, the Democrats passed a stopgap measure to fund the government until December. But a debt ceiling deadlines still looms on October 18 and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to tank the economy in pursuit of his own political power. I wrote about the shocking parallels between McConnell and the Slavocracy in the South, on the debt, on voting, and on free speech.

These tactics have a disturbing precedent in the playbook perfected by…