We can open 'em up and take things out - that's it.
O.K., sports fans, I said it here, and here it is again:
"So what are our Tea Party strategists doing now? Cycling through novices? That will scare the SHIT out of the other side."
We do deal. Back-scratching deal.
And today, along comes The Washington Post to answer the what-were-they-doing? question, as Eric Cantor's being replaced - not by a Tea Party candidate but Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.):
"Longtime conservative activist L. Brent Bozell called several reporters late Tuesday to boast about the tea party’s stunning upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. When asked what he would do next, Bozell laughed and said he was going to have some more lasagna with the conservative operatives who happened to be dining at his house.
Across the Potomac River in his first-floor suite at the Capitol, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) started making calls, too — but not to the press,...
McCarthy’s easy ascent as unrest swirled around him underscores how the tea party, even with its strong pull in congressional primaries and ability to dictate the Republican agenda, remains a limited force in the insular and relationship-driven sphere of House Republican politics. Though sizable in number, they lack the organization and preparation, the battle-tested aides and the Machiavellian instincts to take over."
The art of the con is un-American.
I regularly get called a loser for saying all that I've been saying:
I predict I'll probably stay one, only for so long as we're winning,....