Congressional Republicans should look at their party's loss in the presidential election as liberating. They surely now understand that the strategy of soft-pedaling Obama's record and agenda doesn't work. They surely grasp that its fear of calling President Obama out on his real intentions and the disastrous consequences of his destructive policies just plays into his hands and enables the advancement...
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Romney/Ryan's plan for Medicare was much like the consensus plan for Social Security--leave it in place for people already in or nearly in it, change it prospectively for those coming along in some number of years, say 10. Democrats have to live with their demagoguery now. They have already raided Medicare to close the budget effect of Obamacare in a way that will cause drastic shortages and cause us to resemble other socialized or national health plans in terms of long waits and lack of even life-saving treatments. We'll have to go to India to get medical care, and pay for it out-of-pocket. Great plan. So, yeah, Jack. I understand why you want Republicans to "do" something. But they should not. It's the Democrats' show.
We can get back to discussing GOP minority constituent recruitment soon, but in the meantime, we have a fiscal cliff issue that beckons -- the real fiscal cliff (America's imminent financial collapse), not the government shutdown molehill everyone is agonizing over.
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