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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

howard194 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:28 AM
yeah, i know... it's the same feeling you get when you step into some dog poo and you try to scrape it off of your shoe and you just can't get it all off : (

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...