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Outstanding video: News media anchors express astonishment that GOP leaders (Iowa’s own Chuck Grassley being today’s lead) would be so brazen as to fabricate the “death panel” scare. It’s like insisting “that the earth is flat.”
The truth? A Republican Congressman wrote a provision into one of the House bills calling for insurance payment to be available to people who want to consult their physician about making a living will.
That’s it. The rest is simply made up. There is no government involvement at all.
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Lectures on the peril of emotional reasoning
An exciting era of American history has begun. Bipartisanship (even post-partisanship) is on the front burner. The President is trooping down to the Capitol today to listen to Republicans.
Competence is in; cronyism is out. Effectiveness is in; ideology is out. Diplomacy is in; war is, well, less. A new wave of young people have energized government. A new wave of non-white participation has democratized government.
In one camp, there are the Traditionalists, the people who believe that conservatives have lost elections because they have strayed from the true creed. […]
To regain power, the Traditionalists argue, the G.O.P. should return to its core ideas: Cut government, cut taxes, restrict immigration. Rally behind Sarah Palin.
Only one thing is for sure: In the near term, the Traditionalists are going to win the fight for supremacy in the G.O.P. Read the rest of this entry »