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Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Griper Blade: OK, So That Didn't Go So Well...

The American people have chosen stupidity. I can't think of any other way to put it. Here in Wisconsin, Russ Feingold fell to a nitwit gigolo. How crushingly depressing. Meanwhile, the unfortunate Harry Reid practically coasts to reelection. I take comfort in the fact that the alternative to Reid was much, much worse. Where do we go from here? Nowhere. Government is now hopelessly broken.

Sam Stein, Huffington Post:

It was a historic session -- one of the most productive since the New Deal -- but in the end, it was brief. Four years after taking over Congress with the first female Speaker of the House of Representatives, Democrats lost control of the chamber in a devastating, wipeout election.

And as the political practitioners and election pundits take stock of what happened, perhaps the one conclusion all sides agree with is this: if government seemed stalemated and futile before, the next two years will bring new meaning to deadlocked...[CLICK TO READ FULL POST]

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