To Quote Mercutio: A Pox on Both Your Houses

In Congress, Democrats just hold votes to play “gotcha,” while Republicans, well, are Republicans. A pox on both of you.

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The quote of course is from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. As Mercutio dies, he cries, “A plague on both your houses!” I prefer the version that has it as a “pox,” better ring to it. Like…

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