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The GOP and Round Two

lesoc Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 8:36 AM
Why do we need 900 bases around the world, pumping billions in to local economies? Is the U.S. military really an arm of the giant multnational corporations. . .there to protect there interests, not ours? Mmmmm.....

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...