In the space of 24 hours, former Vice-President Al Gore and Obama senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer advanced the Republicans are suicide bombers/terrorists narrative.
During a speech to the Brookings Institution today, Gore characterized Republican efforts to defund Obamacare as "political terrorism." This would be the same Al Gore who sold his failed television network to the Emir of Qatar. The same Emir of Qatar who pledged $400 million to Hamas in Gaza several months before doing business with Gore. Now that's an inconvenient truth.
Yesterday, Pfeiffer told CNN's Jake Tapper that where it concerned the debt ceiling the Obama Administration would not be "negotiating with people with a bomb strapped to their chest."
Well, that's interesting in lieu of President Obama's revelation that he phoned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and plans to pursue a diplomatic effort with the Iranian regime.
The last time I checked Iran is still the world's leading sponsor of terrorism. This sponsorship has included giving $1 million to the families of suicide bombers in the Palestinian Authority.
It would seem that the Obama Administration would rather negotiate in good faith with Iran than with Republicans. Or put another way, the Obama Administration is more amenable to pursuing diplomacy with actual suicide bombers than imaginary ones.
UPDATE: And to that point it has been revealed that President Obama has spent more time on the phone with Rouhani than with House Speaker John Boehner.