One participant in negotiations said that the administration’s tactic was to present what one described as a “madman theory of the presidency” in which the President is someone to be feared because he was willing to do anything to get his way. The person said this threat was taken very seriously by his firm.
Nice to know that my first knee-jerk, and almost visceral objection to his shoe-in nomination was the fact that he's a (cover your ears) Fuckin' Chicago Politician.
It was enough of a reason over a year ago and looks to be standing the test of time as he's proving to be more of a thug than an idealist. That's small comfort.
Against that, dear Mr. Steele, you are prepared to fight? Your washed-up and warmed-over seconds and politically hackneyed phrases up against coordinated thuggery by your government and Media? Good luck with that. Day by day, the Republican Party proves its feckless unworthiness to its constituency. That makes me madder than anything Obama does.
Moderation is overrated. Someone please find the jumper cables and yell, clear!
We have better hope of raising the Reagan Zombies up from the dead than resurrecting the Republican Party.