Kevin McCarthy Is (Politically) Dead

Laura Jedeed
5 min readOct 3, 2023

No Survivors

Kevin McCarthy holding a gavel but with a red filter and X’s for eyes and a sad dead mouth
Wikimedia Commons, altered by author

Despite McCarthy’s shitassery, I don’t think the Democrats will torpedo the government by getting behind Gaetz’ motion — they are, by and large, politicians and not warriors. *They might abstain, which would do the same thing, but the results would be catastrophic for the country and they know it.

-Me, three hours ago

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Laura Jedeed

Freelance journalist, filthy pleb. Politics mostly. Find my work at NYMag, Politico, Rolling Stone, New Republic, and https://bannedinyourstate.com