Last night, guest host Steve Kornacki drew upon the experience of New Jersey Congressman Bill Pascrell for insights on what sort of political repercussions Republicans should expect from voters for shutting down the government based on what he observed during the 1995 shutdown. In the course of one answer, Pascrell used an expression I’d never heard before:
Nothing is impossible to overcome. Steve, if you remember my election in 1996, my opponent who was the incumbent at the time, had so much money, he had more money than Carter had liver pills in the ‘96 election. But you want to know something, when you continue to fight for what you believe in, be you a Democrat or Republican, you work hard at it.
Thanks to my TRMS colleague Vaness, I now know he was talking about this:
Neat! Also, ew.