DNC pounces on GOP senators

Dems take less than 24 hours to use vote against military funding to pound GOP senators

Published December 19, 2009 1:23AM (EST)

Well, that didn't take long.

This morning I wondered how long it would take the Democrats to use the Senate Republicans' blockage of troop funding as a way to stall healthcare reform. Not even a full day.

It's not great, but it's simple and does what it's supposed to do. Here's the new ad already running on the cable nets calling Mitch McConnell and pals to the carpet: 

By Thomas Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller is professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the author of "Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South." Follow him @schaller67.

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