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Why Senator Dick Lugar is Out

phillip116 Wrote: May 10, 2012 7:07 AM
"A seat in Congress isn’t a permanent position."? For just too many, yes, it betrays that tendency, which—as was so in FDR's reign—has much to do with the "why" of term-limit legislation; upon taking office and in the fullest use of new-found power, the politician begins arranging things for re-election, . . . Lugar is 80? If in the very least, for him and Byrd, for all practical considerations, the seat has been permanent, . . .

Indiana Republican Senator Dick Lugar lost his primary bid yesterday. The spin is amazing.

Obama is spinning it to frame the new Republican party as uncompromising. The reality is the opposite. Republicans have been compromising for years. It’s the Democrats that don’t compromise. Fortunately for Republicans, I think that Democrats will lose the spin wars, and are totally misreading the election.

The spin is designed to try and get any one in the middle, if there is truly such a thing.

The liberal Chicago Tribune misses the point as well, and shows it is really good at...

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