Of all the absurd reasons being pushed out there to have Kathleen Sebelius, Rep. John Fleming leads the way by saying he's a tax payer too.
October 27, 2013

Republicans are making the bad ACA website roll out their newest mission in life since they looked like fools during the government shutdown fiasco and are looking for some scalps to take home to their base. And Kathleen Sebelius' head is first in line. One of the most idiotic reasons for calling her to be fired came from Rep. John Fleming (R-MD), who was on CNN's State Of The Union this morning. Kathleen Sebelius said that those calling for her head are the same ones who have been trying to destroy Obamacare from the outset so they should be ignored. Well, Fleming came up with a cringe-worthy reason as to why she needs to listen to him and vacate her office immediately.

Crowley: The secretary made a case that many of her critics--and there are some democratic ones who are a lot quieter--have never wanted Obamacare to take effect anyway and it sort of discounts your criticism. One criticism of the Republican Party, because how seriously do you take that kind of criticism when we know you don't want it to go into effect?

Fleming: Candy, Americans--both Democrat and Republicans--demand accountability and Secretary Sebelius is obviously not taking accountability for this. She says the people who want her to resign she doesn't work for. I hate to tell you but, I'm a tax payer, she works for me, she's a public servant. I'm a public servant and I work for the American people.

Using his own logic to sort this out then isn't Sebelius an American citizen and a tax payer too? Doesn't he work for her as well? Will he quit his office if she demands that he does? He goes on to recite a litany of the same dribble that Republicans have been spewing to try to end Obamacare and it's not persuasive or believable.

The big question everyone is asking is, does he now belong to the King/Gohmert/Bachmann caucus from now on?

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