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The GOP and Round Two

The Spear Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 8:45 AM
Hugh, stuff a sock in it. If anyone in the GOP leadership had any balls, they'd have won. Pansies.

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...