Don’t Get Cocky Kid!!

“This next year also is a time for congressional Republicans to provide an example of dignified, steadfast adherence to principle. This means doing the right thing because it’s the right thing. If the right thing on a particular issue means supporting a position taken by Barack Obama, then do it. But if the right thing means opposing Obama even if Obama’s position temporarily appears to be popular, then opposition is required anyway — along with redoubled efforts to explain to the public why Obama’s position should not be popular. In other words, by conspicuously avoiding rank political calculation, the GOP will get credit for straight shooting from a public looking for something noticeably different from politics as usual. …..”

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