Apparently 47 Republican senators think they’re living in some kind of James Bond movie, where they are all James Bond. Otherwise, why would you disregard the president and send a letter to Iran that is not only embarrassing and condescending, but technically wrong?
It starts with the patronizing premise that “you may not fully understand our Constitutional system” and goes on to explain, first, that any international treaty will need to be ratified by a two-thirds vote in both chambers of Congress and that, unlike the president of the United States, senators “may serve an unlimited number of 6-year terms.” The message to the mullahs: don’t get comfortable with any deal, because we’re going to scrap it as soon as we can.
Can we just give Obama another Nobel Peace Prize because dealing with these Republicans and not setting them on fire means he’s doing god’s work.
Team Blackness also discussed immigration reform or rather the lack therof, a racist University of Oklahoma frat caught on film, and the anniversary of Selma.