Friday, October 12, 2007

The future of the POB?

The coalition that ruled America from 2000 to 2006 is, the world prays, in its death throes. The increasingly shattered GOP is now better known as the POB ...
Grasping Reality with Both Hands: Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

... As one of my ex-Republican friends put it yesterday: the left-wing Democrats are the party of Jefferson and Roosevelt, the right-wing Democrats are the party of Lincoln and Eisenhower, and today's Republicans are the party of Bozo...
So where is the POB going? More importantly, how many Americans belong to the POB?

I think we'd do ok with two years of Democrat control of the Presidency and the Congress, but in the longer run I'd like a GOP, not POB, controlled Senate.

Assuming that Clinton takes the White House [1], who will reform the POB? I don't like Guiliani, but I have to admit the man has a certain stubborn quality that might make him an effective POB reformer.

[1] I'm an Edwards supporter myself, but I'd throw a victory party for Clinton or Obama too.

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