If you want to correct the error Matthews and so many other people have been making for years now, you will have to stop talking policy and start explaining strategy and the way our democracy functions.
I knew things were going to go badly in NY. I am no spring chicken, and the vast majority of voters were older than me (we're trending into the 60-90 year old range).
If you could offer one resolution to President Obama that he could commit to in the upcoming year, what would it be? And just for fun, what predictions would you make for 2014?
Democrats this election have done a good job attracting a lot of big on the record public donors, but Republicans appear to have the big advantage when it comes to big secret donors. $794 Million for the GOP vs. $463 Million for the Dems. That’s a $331 Million advantage for the GOP.
    Every single Republican Senator voted to allow billionaires to continue buying their votes! "Koch Brothers Win Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked a constitutional amendment that would have restored limits on big money in politics and overturned the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens...
What do you do now that Republicans won a wave election? Just what Republicans did when Democrats won wave elections in 2008 and 2012. Become intransigent and refuse to work with them because America made clear they want a President who'll block Republicans and represent their values. Easy peasy!
The halo effect. Tip O'Neill said that all politics are local. Not last night. All politics were national. 6 years of negativity about the President paid off. Every election was a test of Obama's popularity.
It's the first day of the GOP controlled Congress and the entire Republican Party is showing off who's in charge around this country. That is, who's in charge of bribery, racism and corruption.
Nearly all Republicans in Congress have signed onto an agreement to gridlock the passage of Time in order to keep the public focused on the one negative issue they're clutching onto more desperately than any Bible or gun.
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