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The Republicans -- After Dunkirk

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 7:57 AM
Pat, finally a pundit who gets it. Thanks to Speaker Bonehead's brilliant response to the LAST debt ceiling crises, Caesar Obozo had all the cards. I was amazed that McConnell got us as good a deal as he did. BO had everything he wanted by just saying "NO". But next month, when we hit the debt ceiling AGAIN, the situation is reversed. NOW WE HOLD ALL THE CARDS. We can balance the budget overnight without a single Dumbocrat vote -- much less BO's permission. JUST SAY NO!!!!!!!
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...