Abortionists, Chiefs And Oil Barrons
Throughout last week's hearings, the Democrats had five key concerns: abortion, warrantless wiretaps, abortion, abortion and abortion.Focusing on whether Abramoff was inside the line or outside the line misses the point. We ought to be concerned about the size of the federal government and the size of the influence all special interests have on that too influential, too powerful federal government. And that includes those special interests that are currently destroying the Dem party as well as Indian chiefs and oil barrons.
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Even smear tactics require a certain plausibility. When you damn someone as a big scary mega-troubling racist misogynist homophobe and he seems to any rational observer perfectly non-scary and non-troubling, eventually you make yourself ridiculous. The boy who cried "Wolf!" at least took the precaution of doing so when there was no alleged predator in view. If he'd stood there crying "Wolf!" while pointing at a hamster, he'd have been led away for counseling. That's the stage the Senate Democrats are at.h/t RCP