Where did the animosity all begin?
The second lesson that should be learned is that there is no such thing as a Pro-Life Democrat. Partisanship and agendas over-ride all for them. Thus, it should come as no surprise that Bart Stupak sold out for an Executive Order; a piece of paper that holds absolutely no merit, particularly when coming from arguably [...]
One of my biggest pet peeves over the years has been incessant hand-wringing over “partisanship” in politics, so reading Tunku Varadarajan’s latest column on The Daily Beast was a breath of fresh air. He argues that partisanship isn’t necessarily such a bad thing:
What’s so wrong with political and legislative partisanship, anyway? It’s the best thing [...]
The political retirement of Evan Bayh, at age 54, is being portrayed by various sages as a result of too much partisanship, or the Senate's dysfunction, or even the systemic breakdown of American governance. Most of this is rationalization. The real story, of which Mr. Bayh's frustration is merely the latest sign, is the failure [...]