Tag: 2910 Election

This Dog Can’t Hunt & Can’t Learn New Tricks

Woke up, rolled out of bed, a little groggy in my head from watching all those election returns.  I splashed some water on my face, went to my computer and turned it on, and shook my head in dismay when I saw my home page blazing the brain-dead headline:

Obama signals willingness to compromise

He didn’t notice that the lights had changed, and though it’s really very sad, I couldn’t help feeling indeed quite mad because I knew this would continue the whole world going bad:

WASHINGTON – A chastened President Barack Obama signaled a willingness to compromise with Republicans on tax cuts and energy policy Wednesday, one day after his party lost control of the House and suffered deep Senate losses in midterm elections.

Obama ruefully called the Republican victories “a shellacking.”

Continue trying to turn him on below the fold…