a quote for the morning

Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. I believe that David Brooks said that the worse thing for the GOP would be for them to get back into power without having earned it. My only question is: Did the Democrats earn their current success or was it just a combination of voter fatigue, shrewd politics and an extremely unpopular President on the other side of the aisle? A prety good case could be made for the latter.Report

  2. Jaybird says:

    “Holy crap, these guys are awful! Throw the bums out!”

    “Holy crap! These guys are even worse! Throw the bums out!”

    “HOLY CRAP!!!”

    That’s not exactly the best dynamic for good government.Report

  3. E.D. Kain says:

    Yes, but it beats not being able to throw them out…which, er, is sort of where we’re at today. Two too institutionalized parties that we can’t get rid of….Report

  4. Jaybird says:

    The democrats are Fatah, the republicans are Hamas.

    Truly, we are all Palestinians now.Report