Last edited by Lonegunmen; 09-18-11 at 11:47 AM.
Why does no one hold the republican congressmen for gutting every piece of progressive legislation that could have improved things, and only seeming to propose or support bills that would prevent people from getting healthcare and lowering taxes for their own class? Even when democrats had the majority, and tried to act like adults and be bi-partisan (what a stupid idea that was... foolish dems for not acting like spoiled children throwing a tantrum), republicans still did nothing but work to sabotage their efforts. "Discredit Obama, no matter the cost to the country," has been the mantra from day one. Why not hold these power hungry maniacs responsible for the consequences of their actions?
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.
Everything done by the Democrat and Republican power-players is all about getting the other guy -- either spinning what the other guy does into something it isn't (or at least wasn't meant to be), or achieving something while cock-blocking the other side so you can accuse them of sitting on their ass.
- He is well liked by the populace.
- He's the incumbent.
- He has no scandals
- He didn't create the economy we are in today.
- The GOP does have an answer how to fix the economy.
- He got bin Laden
- The GOP has two piss poor candidates in either Romney or Perry.
That's all I can think of right now. Nothing is a sure thing, but it's looking pretty good for him right now.
You do realize, of course, that all the Republicans would have to do in order to have a fighting chance would be to offer the nation a Palin/Bachmann ticket.
They were doing things like throwing around the term "RINO" and voting out moderate Republicans long before the Tea Party movement began.
Embracing ideological purity and playing "gotcha" in the face of real-world considerations is a problem every major political organization is having right now.