It’s every parent’s nightmare. Kids too old for a babysitter have to be left home alone while you attend an un- cancelable business dinner. Everything is going well. Food’s great. Company’s cordial. A relaxing evening.
Then the calls start coming in. The tweets. The emails.
The reports of what’s going on back at the house while you are out. And for the rest of the dinner, a tiny cloud hangs over the table.
Will the youngsters ruin what could the beginning of a productive relationship?
That’s what happened on Wednesday evening as Republican leaders met with President Obama for a twelve on one dinner that the Pres picked up the tab for. While the wining and dining went on, led by one rebellious rebel with a cause, GOP youngsters took over the floor of the Senate.