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Governors Take Power as Balance Shifts Inside GOP

bigdawgworking Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 6:43 AM
"The flashpoint, at least right now, is Obamacare" Impossible. Not ObamaI(doesnot)Care. Romney and the party of stupid (aka Republicans) barely mentioned this "flashpoint" during the election. Maybe the governors have some sense and "the party of stupid" gain regain the name of GOP.

With Mitt Romney's defeat and the loss of Republican seats in both House and Senate, the balance of power in the GOP has shifted. Republican governors -- the one group that actually increased its numbers on Nov. 6 -- believe they should take a bigger and more influential role in establishing the party's direction.

At their annual meeting in Las Vegas last week, Republican governors were quick to point out that they now preside in 30 states, with a population of about 180 million people. Idaho Gov. Butch Otter sat down to make a little chart and quickly discovered that if...