Austin Vegas

When Rush Limbaugh said that he wanted President Obama to fail, he was intelligently explaining his own interests. What he omitted to say – but what is equally true – is that he also wants Republicans to fail. If Republicans succeed – if they govern successfully in office and negotiate attractive compromises out of office – Rush’s listeners get less angry. And if they are less angry, they listen to the radio less, and hear fewer ads for Sleepnumber beds.

David Frum (who, as a Bush speechwriter, coined “axis of evil”) has been fired by the American Enterprise Institute for criticizing Republicans. 

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AustinVegas:

I respect this guy; I don’t necessarily agree with him at times but I’ll listen to him.   The firing of David is yet another example of why the GOP can’t right their ship, they keep throwing overboard anyone that tries using sensible discourse.