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The GOP and Round Two

vickielant Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:56 AM
Thanks for clearly spelling it out. Your explanation of the issues were easy to understand to the point. Hopefully, the "Republican Troops" will rally.

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...