Five of the most-liked Washington Post comments from the last 24 hours

Politics and Chris Christie remain the dominant themes, aside from commentary on the state of the NHL’s Washington Capitals.

1. From Mitch McConnell’s grand, ingenious strategy by Greg Sargent; diogenes_jr (16 likes)

Republicans were once the party of Lincoln now, they’re the party of Rush Limbaugh.

Anyone else see a problem here ?

2. From What Chris Christie has already lost by Chris Cillizza; Samoset (15 likes)

What Christie lost was his ability to be a verbal bully. The rock is turned over …. and interesting questions are being asked … being investigated.

What did Christie decide to “not know” and when did he not “know it” … in his news conference — he waffled over having one — then two sleepless nights…. liars need good memories. [Read the full comment here.]

3. From The Insiders: The problem with ‘no-drama Obama’ by Ed Rogers; zeke27 (14 likes)

Yeah, he’s not a chicken hawk. Lacks passion for war, prefers to think things through, manages to get a recalcitrant congress to push for health care reform, manages to steer the economy away from the passionate chaos of his predecessors. Hmmmm, what’s wrong with that? [Read the full comment here.]

4. From Morning Plum: Republicans all over the map on jobless benefits by Greg Sargent; NoSolutionGOP (12 likes)

George Carlin: They want your retirement money. They want it back so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and you know something? They’ll get it.

Gee, I wonder which party he was talking about? [Read the full comment here.]

5. From Five thoughts on the Capitals’ 2-1 shootout loss to the Sabres by Katie Carrera; RoyHobbs4 (10 likes)

This team right now has almost $10M tied up under the cap in totally unproductive players, Brooks Laich and Martin Erat.

That’s equivalent to another Backstrom plus a defenseman.  The mismanagement of the cap and the talent by the front office is the real story. [Read the full comment here.]

Related: Monday’s top comments

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