The new Washington consensus: Everybody wants to punch Republicans

By Megan Carpentier
Monday, December 10, 2012 13:29 EDT
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During the election season, many a liberal undoubtedly had the uncharitable urge to punch a Republican, whether it was a relative posting on Facebook about the need to defeat the radical Commie Obama, or any one of a number of conservative male lawmakers who let fly with some choice thoughts on rape victims.

Well, now Republicans are feeling the same thing… about each other. I guess there is something both sides can agree on in the fiscal cliff “debate.”

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Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
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