Originally Posted by Aries Walker
We see that here in Indiana in a big way. Dick Lugar, who made some real accomplishments by working with the Democrats, was unceremoniously ousted in the Republican primary. The guy running now is Richard Mourdock, a Tea Party favorite who has said publicly that he has no intention of working with the Democrats on anything, and is staunchly anti-compromise. It's a campaign slogan of his. And he might win.
It's sad, really.
Precisely. I remember Sam Nunn of Georgia, a war hawk Democrat from Georgia and an excellent Senator, very fondly. Bob Dole was very practical and worthy of respect.
Now we get wide-eyed radicals, basically. Democrats are the unpatriotic enemy and compromise is treason.
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