I am still darkly amused by people coughHalSparkscough who cling to the notion that the Ted Cruz/Jodi Ernst Congress must now start governing like grownups or they're doomed,
Doooooomed I tells ya!
Honestly, how many bowls of hopium do you have to smoke before this seems like a rational assessment of the situation? Hell, right now I can write the speech that is probably pretty close to the one Mitch McConnell will be giving on occasion of the fourth or fifth attempt to give Barack Obama nothing to sign but a restore Freedom By Repealing Obamacare bill.
Keep invoking "jobs", "mandate" and "tyranny", no matter the venue and no matter the question. Just continue to hunker down and insisting that it'sSomething something nothing more important than jobs and Freedumb!Something something no greater job killer than the job-killing Obama care. No more tyrannical boot on the neck of the Murrican people than that abomination, Obamacare.Something something this is the job the Murrican people sent us here to do. The people of this great nation gave us a clear mandate, So I swear, if we have to reintroduce legislation to get rid of this abomination 100 times before
that uppity NegroBarack Hussein Obama finally stops acting like an unelected tyrant and bends to the will of the Murrican people, then by God that is what we will do.
Stick to your talking points. Rinse and repeat. And within a week, every mainstream media Pez dispenser from Chuck Todd to David Brooks will be echoing your message -- right down the commas and quotation marks -- and asking Democrats why they can't be more "reasonable".
Anyone care to bet against that proposition?