Bettors’ verdict: GOP could lose the House – Brett Arends’s ROI – MarketWatch. Ooh, don’t you just love this?! What if there is a God – and she’s not a Republican!
‘Apocalyptic diagnosis and utopian solutions’ – nicely put. A deft insertion of the knife. Right wing extremism in America skewered. The phrase might do just as well, mind you, for skewering young Julius Malema and his Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. Oh, you thought that was left-wing rhetoric they were spouting? Wrong, I’m afraid.
Thought for the Day: to quote the Washington Post’s EJ Dionne, in the United States politics on the right has been driven less by issues than by a series of gestures Read the full article, here: EJ Dionne: The shutdown is the tea party’s last stand – The Washington Post.
Sorry to just pass on the words of others, but when things are said sufficiently clearly and well, they deserve to be shared, and there is no reason to re-invent them. E.J. Dionne: Why this shutdown is different – The Washington Post.
An editorial in today’s New York Times, by the full editorial board, pretty much says all that needs to be said about the Republican’s failure of leadership and the reckless and deliberately destructive government shut-down in the US. After laying out in detail the cynicism and hypocrisy that has characterised the House Republican leadership, it
With a government shutdown looming in the Benighted States, one exasperated citizen (ThinkThink2) posted this comment in the Washington Post: I am confident a large majority of the country would agree to shut down the US House of Representatives. Indefinitely. In fact, I am equally confident that they would insist it remain shuttered until global