Mitch McConnell is an asshole and this is why the national Republican party cannot be handed anything that looks like a victory in November:
"Mitch McConnell objects to Craig Becker's role on the NLRB? Fine. Let him make his case. But can we stand a system that allows him to gum up the whole rest of the government at his whim? Rule by laws, not men, is supposed to be the idea here. For now the main countervailing force is to put a spotlight on the petulant men behaving this way."
I won't make general comments on Republican state houses, senates or school boards because I actually vote for Michigan Republicans - but for the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives? Absolutely Not.
MITCH MCCONNELL'S ANTI-GOVERNING CRUSADE
"And so, important government posts remain vacant, and qualified officials wait patiently for months (or years) for no apparent reason, because Mitch McConnell isn't especially concerned with whether our federal government has the personnel in place to function as it's supposed to."