What’s that smell from the oven?
politico.com via Daily Kos:
“[Manchin] has sabotaged the president’s agenda,” Sanders (I-Vt.) said on ABC’s “This Week.”
[…]Manchin’s reluctance to pass the [Democrats’ party-line spending] bill after months of negotiations has infuriated Democrats who contend the spending bill is desperately needed to fight climate change.
Sanders on Sunday did not hold back his frustration, claiming that “people like Manchin” are “intentionally sabotaging the president’s agenda, what the American people want, what a majority of us in the Democratic caucus want.”
“The problem was that we continued to talk to Manchin like he was serious; he was not,” Sanders said. “This is a guy who’s a major recipient of fossil fuel money, a guy who has received campaign contributions from 25 Republican billionaires.”
Why Does He Not VOTE WITH HIS PARTY? I reckon one reason is that money talks loud. His pockets are stuffed with the most funding from fossil fuel PACs, From May 2020 to May 2021 he received the most funding from the oil and gas industry of any senator, including $1.6 million in donations from fossil fuel PACs…
NAN SEZ; That’s in addition to others sabotaging our democratic way of life. Will the people wake up in time?
This, in the face of news from abroad:
Beijing [China], July 17 (ANI): China’s meteorological department has issued a high-temperature warning for 12 days as severe heat waves grip the country, affecting 900 million people and over half of the national territory within a week.
Forest fires rage across Europe as heatwave sends temperatures soaring
Civil defence authorities battle blazes that have forced evacuation of thousands of people across continent
Wildfires spread through western Europe as temperatures reach mid-40Cs