It’s OK to act like an arrogant jerk when you have a D next to your name.

(WaPo) — “We shouldn’t be dysfunctional government; there’s no reason to be other than one man: Speaker Boehner,” Reid said. “He can’t perform the most basic functions of government because he doesn’t have the courage to stand up to that small band of anarchists.”

Reid also said, provocatively, that Boehner told him in early September that he wanted a “clean” continuing resolution — the same thing House Republicans are now resisting.