At this point, I'm almost ready to start rooting for the Republicans.
No, not really. There's no "mercy rule" in politics. And anyway, the increasingly bitter ideologues who control what's left of the Grand Old Party are so bereft of new ideas -- and so determined to obstruct rather than collaborate -- that I could never wish them well.
The thing is, though, that input from an effective, constructive opposition party would be good at this pivotal moment in the nation's history. If only such a party could be found.
Friday, May 1, 2009
Quote of the Day
Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, Eugene Robinson, in today's op-ed, on the state of the Republican Party: