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Crookie Award, 2019 Nickname Of The Year: Moscow Mitch

The government shutdown FAIL, giving away the impeachment trial game and also celebrating his legislation graveyard. Why, Moscow Mitch McConnell?

Above: protestors chant "Moscow Mitch" at a summer fundraiser for Mitch McConnell. The rest of 2019 didn't go any better for #MoscowMitch...

1. McConnell was AWOL during January's Trump Government Shutdown over funding for "The Wall."


2. In August, Mitch's campaign erected literal tombstones for his political opponents immediately following mass shootings in El Paso and Ohio.


That handed Democrats a great image for his legislative blockage of popular bills.

3. Of course Moscow Mitch is involved in helping Russia.



4. Moscow Mitch is entirely responsible for the delay in moving the impeachment process to the Senate, since he announced on Fox that he, as a juror in the trial, is working hand-in-glove with the defendant Trump and his White House.


Congratulations, Mitch for stepping on so many rakes in 2019. Here's a Crookie:


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