This is not surprising ...
... 36 out of 41 Republican senators who voted to scrap all spending in the Stimulus Bill. All of it...
Since Obama can't count on every Democratic Senator to be reality-based, he has a very tough road ahead. It's good he's good, but the odds are long.
Why am I not surprised?
The Party of Limbaugh has been denying reality for years. It wasn't just Bush who lived in another world, that has become the culture of his party. The POL is anti-science, anti-empiricism, pro-belief and devoutly Marketarian.
They don't reason, they believe.
Obama will do his best, but too much of a America is still the Nation of Limbaugh. That didn't end with his election.