Say it long, say it loud: thuggish and proud

Mitch McConnell likens himself to a hostage-taker.

Mitch McConnell on the debt-ceiling negotiations:

I think some of our members may have thought the default issue was a hostage you might take a chance at shooting. Most of us didn’t think that. What we did learn is this — it’s a hostage that’s worth ransoming.

If McConnell doesn’t mind calling himself a hostage-taker, what’s wrong with Joe Biden calling him and his friends terrorists? If it looks like a duck …