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The Republicans -- After Dunkirk

Perspicua Vera Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 3:20 PM
When the working poor see their paychecks shrink because of the payroll tax increase, they should be reminded that the President said that Americans are 3% of the worlds population but consume 24% of it..s resources and implied that we must get in line with the rest of the world. To do this, every American's standard of living must go down 800% and not just that of the wealthy. This is what his supporters voted for and it is now on the way.
At the Potsdam conference with Harry Truman and Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill learned that the voters of the nation he had led for five years through World War II had just voted to throw him out of office.

"It may well be a blessing in disguise," said his wife Clementine.

"At the moment, it seems quite effectively disguised," replied Churchill.

Republicans must feel that way today. For they have survived their own Dunkirk. They may have left their helmets, canteens and rifles behind, but they did finally get off the beach.

That Republicans suffered a rout, as the British did with the...