I'd definitely prefer Hillary at this point, but in the end it's not that big a deal.
- Colonel Paul YinglingNobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.
Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.
All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
This goes for Republicans and Democrats both, and those from any faction within the two parties.
Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.
I'm not a registered Dem, but I would consider voting Democrat if they had someone other than Obama running.
Tired of elections being between the lesser of two evils.When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. -Socrates
Maybe an Obama who isn't worried about re-election can do something besides sucking Boehner's... well... you know...
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.
"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)