You're now up to 23 paragraphs. 500 is a long ways off but just keep putting one hoof in front of the other.....<quoted text>
Why should Obama budge on his demands?
How can we expect Congress to break the 20 percent approval rating when we demand strategies and results which only come when the GOP has the Presidency, House and Senate – while we only control the House?
Unlike most media narratives we all know the GOP is willing to compromise. Whether it was Sen. Snowe’s vote to allow Obamacare out of committee or the House voting to extend unemployment benefits, there is always the ability to deal.
Yet Democrats refuse to budget. As mad as we may get, given the current circumstances, why should they?
There are a number of reasons of GOP in-fighting. Here are a few anecdotal examples:
We expend two to three times as much energy fighting each other and trying to redefine ourselves at critical moments in our nation’s history.
While Pelosi reigns absolute for Democrats, Boehner is questioned by grass roots and a significant state of weakness – after retaining a 30 seat margin of victory.
Any sort of strategy deemed as not sexy enough to energize the base into a frenzy is blasted as weak.
The last example is perfect, I think, of something we should contemplate.
blame the Tea Party. who wants to bargain with a group when "sexy enough to energize the base into a frenzy" is the ongoing plan of the day.
You make false assumptions with every post and then run with them. Yer fun to watch but engagement is problematic: you got boring and predictable ages ago.