CBS Touts Dem DACA Talking Points on Shutdown: ‘Nothing Focuses The Mind Like a Hanging’

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[See NewsBusters for more.] CBS This Morning co-host John Dickerson on Friday touted Democratic talking points regarding a government shutdown. Talking to Senator Cory Gardner, Dickerson tried to explain away demanding a DACA fix in return for keeping the government open. He lectured the Republican: "Nothing focuses the mind like a hanging.” Earlier, Gardner jokingly referred to his colleagues in Congress as “bozos” “who can’t get the job done,” if Republicans and Democrats allow a shutdown. Dickerson argued of the hard-line Democratic position on DACA: “One of things those arguing for using the shutdown as leverage is, with a President who is changing his opinion a lot, the only way you can get the bozos in line is if you attach it to something vital like this.”

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