THAT'S why the party punted?
If the Dems had the balls, they'd openly blame the Reps on all the talk shows, and see how it plays out with the media.
Playing Russian roulette worked for Clinton, and got him reelected.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Seriously, it's not funny.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)