Republican Rep. Eric Cantor was one of the GOP operatives behind this week’s push to cut public funding to National Public Radio (this Juan Williams drama still has legs) because that would be a “common sense” move to “get America back to opportunity, responsibility and success.”

But Cantor’s effort, along with that of fellow Republican Rep. Virginia Foxx, didn’t yield the desired results, as House Democrats shut down the debate before it got to the voting stage on Thursday. Here’s Cantor making his case, followed by Foxx, before the GOP campaign was summarily and legislatively dismissed. –KA

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