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At Last, Republicans Make Their Case to Main Street

llee823 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 1:20 PM
The GOP should have taken their case to main street a long time ago. I have not been able to understand why they didn't. The only way to win against progressives is to beat them at their own games, tell the truth and stop letting MSM paint them in to a box.
Corbett_ Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 2:28 PM
The problem is that their "case" is that they want to be slightly cheaper Democrats than the Democrats. They are completely unwilling to make a case for small government because they do not want small government.

The House Republicans, in serious trouble with public opinion as they blinked facing the "fiscal cliff" over New Year's, seem suddenly to be playing a more successful game -- or rather, games -- an inside game and an outside game.

The inside game can be described by the Washington phrase "regular order." What that means in ordinary American English is that you proceed according to the rules.

Bills are written in subcommittee and committee and then go to the floor. When the House and Senate pass different versions -- likely when Republicans control the House and Democrats have a majority...