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The GOP and Round Two

GTA Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 5:27 PM
Complicit. What what they do (and have done), not what they say. They all whine about "special interests." However, "special interests" do not get to vote on bills. Our elected officials do. If the laws don't reflect the will of the people, it's because our officials have sold us out because they lust for power and money.

President Obama won the first round of his second term, but thanks to Mitch McConnell the beating wasn’t as severe as it could have been.

The period between the election and the turn of the calendar was dominated by the president, with Speaker John Boehner as his foil. The Speaker always seemed to assume the president was negotiating in good faith, even as the campaign events continued, and even as he was pummeled day and night by the president and his surrogates in the MSM.

The collapse of the Speaker's and the GOP’s ability to make an argument was complete...