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The Republicans -- After Dunkirk

CombatMissionary Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:51 AM
Remember that what cost us the Senate in the first place (and ultimately, what cost us the White House the last two elections) is Republicans trying to be 'moderates.' When unemployment is high enough and people hurt enough, true fiscal conservatism and a state's rights agenda will resonate, and there will be change in the Republican party, and ultimately, in America. As Franklin said, "Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other." Sadly, there are many fools in our country.
At the Potsdam conference with Harry Truman and Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill learned that the voters of the nation he had led for five years through World War II had just voted to throw him out of office.

"It may well be a blessing in disguise," said his wife Clementine.

"At the moment, it seems quite effectively disguised," replied Churchill.

Republicans must feel that way today. For they have survived their own Dunkirk. They may have left their helmets, canteens and rifles behind, but they did finally get off the beach.

That Republicans suffered a rout, as the British did with the...