In light of his substantial loss in a GOP primary to State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, Lugar has an opinion as to the loss and what it means, as does his opponent -- as does every Republican and Democratic pundit in America....
Taxpayers just don''t understand how politics works. Right. But they do understand that they keep voting to fix the problems in Washington and the prices keep going up on gasoline and electricity while we have close to a millennia's worth of fossil fuel currently accessible. They understand that the DC politicians are going along to get along while racking up $16 trillion ( or is it $17) in debt. They understand that we have the highest corporate taxes in the world and that jobs are fleeing the country. They understand that they persons that they've been sending to DC have not been fixing the problems and that things keep getting worse.
The defeat of Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar has political tongues wagging all over the nation. Lugar was a major force in the U.S. Senate. He was well liked by colleagues and, ironically, made an early political name for himself as mayor of Indianapolis, where he became known as a strong proponent of the federal government giving power back to cities.
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