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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The "new norm" is to do nothing until the 11th hour, meet behind closed doors, and trot out some massive, incomprehensible, unread, undebated, bill, for "emergency" up or down vote within 24 hours. The "Committee" will pause in the hall for photo-ops, back slaps, declaring victory, and waltz down the hall. Bill passes, and it's handed over to bureaucrats to interpret and write the rules for implementation. I'd like to say it's all Obama, but Bush did the same thing with comprehensive immigration (which failed), and TARP, which passed, only to have the funds diverted from the original purpose within days. Gotta love the current "fiscal cliff" hysteria. Folks, we're already over it and plummeting down, faster every day.
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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