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The Republicans -- After Dunkirk

CombatMissionary Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 9:53 AM
Even though we're still stuck with Boehner, he ALMOST lost his job. That's a lot better off than we were a couple of years ago. The Republican departure from true conservatism took a long time, and its return to true conservatism is going to be a long process, made with small victories and inroads, a little at a time. But we cannot give up the fight, for THAT is when America will truly be dead. I have kids who need a free country. What else can I do but keep going?
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...