May 29, 2021

Friday, Sen Joe Manchin couldn't find the 10 “Republican Patriots" whom he claimed would vote for the Jan. 6 Insurrection Commission. In addition, Manchin’s mentee in obstruction Sen. Sinema proved her bipartisan bonafides by effectively voting with the GOP when she decided to skip the vote entirely. We're not shocked, we're angry.


Balloon Juice: Today In Revolutionary Warfare: Senator McConnell Blocks An Independent 6 January Commission.

Wonkette: Joe Manchin Real Appalled That Mitch McConnell Being *Partisan* And *Unreasonable*!

Bonus Track: Proof that every age had a Karen: Hear the Earliest Recorded Customer Complaint Letter: From Ancient Sumeria 1750 BC.

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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