The Strategic Brilliance of Barack Obama.
And the real reason it should be of interest to Republicans. There is an old adage in US politics: ‘don’t get into an argument with a guy that buys ink by the barrel.’ Yet that is exactly what Obama did. Why? Just what did Obama do here? He did several things: He put the Republicans there… and indeed everywhere, on notice that Limbaugh won’t be | Read More »
The New Tone in Washington: “I won.”
As reported here: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0109/17862.html President Obama listened to Republican gripes about his stimulus package during a meeting with congressional leaders Friday morning – but he also left no doubt about who’s in charge of these negotiations. “I won,” Obama noted matter-of-factly, according to sources familiar with the conversation. The exchange arose as top House and Senate Republicans expressed concern to the president about the amount of | Read More »
A Brief Note to GOP Elected Officals…
In which I take on a role I know very well… that of a Father. From here: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0109/17532.html We get the news that The One is coming ‘courting’ It’s no secret Barack Obama is trying to seduce Republicans these days. But his conservative courting runs much deeper and wider than is publicly known. Obama has had meetings with his former opponent John McCain, GOP congressional | Read More »
A Look At a “New” GOP
I reject the whole proposition that anything is wrong with the Republican Party. other than we need to gt back to being… Republicans. (Sen McCain: Thanks for everything. Now go home, and leave the rest of us alone) There are things that as a group we need to do better. We need to: