by Max Brantley
"Look, these are trying times for our nation. It’s important to have a steady hand on the helm during times like this. I think experience really counts in a matter like this. I think House leadership experience really matters," Cotton said, according to Politico's congressional newsletter Huddle. "And as you know the speaker doesn’t have to be a member of the House: So therefore, Vice President Cheney for speaker.”
“He’s a man of the House, he says that himself,” Cotton said.I don't doubt that Cotton is serious. Which is exactly the problem.