Skip to comments.Dick Morris: 20 years of Democratic Control
Posted on 11/09/2006 5:25:38 AM PST by pabianice
Dick Morris just on Fox: he said this is the beginning of an historic swing to the Dems. The next two years will be an unending blizzard of hearings and subpoenas and trials which, with the help of a drooling leftist media, will blanket the country, destroying the Republican Party and ensuring that dems control Congress and the White House for the foreseeable future.
Standard Morris stuff. Didn't he predict that the Repubs would keep Congress? I think it more likely that the Dems will take-off their masks and give the country a horror show for the next two years, something the elctorate doesn't want. We'll see.
1. Does anyone remember any of the congressmen or senators coming out to defend Bush or the War?
2. Denny Hasert, though a good human being, is just about the dullest person in the world. NOBODY, even the activists, knew what he or the republicans stood for other then, apparently from all we heard, pedophilia.
3. Both the House and Senate was content to stand aside and allow Bush and US to define republican programs.
5. Why were they so publically against the president and you got the distinct impression, when you did manage to see a republican, that they were democrats. Had to be because they claimed everything Bush did was wrong.
Sorry folks, these people were a bunch of wimpy weak sisters and we deserved to lose.
It is unfortunately accurate to predict an horrendous internal attack on our country within a year by terrorist forces that the Democrats don't think exist.
The most radical left leadership in this nations's history and American's will quickly see the mistake they made. Senate looks bad though for the foreseeable future
Now that I think of it, you don't think that Arbusto (I think I might start calling him that, let's wait and see...) would have secretly wanted it to turn out this way so he could have his way with amnesty for his illegal buddies, do you?
Nah... No President would ever be so duplicitous and treacherous...
>Check this out<
Posted on FR at
--And I still don't believe it was the
Iraq war that kept Republicans home;
IMO it was the Bush stand on Immigration
and the House/Senate refusing to
work up the Sensenbrenner House Bill. --
Actually Republican turnout was pretty strong, maybe a hair stronger the Dem turnout. Problem was the independents turned out and tilted dem. Iraq was a real bummer for the indies; so was the Foley scandal.
20 years or 2 years?
The more Morris talks, the more I am convinced that is "falling out" with the Clintonistas has been a ruse all along and that he is simply doing their bidding.
--It is unfortunately accurate to predict an horrendous internal attack on our country within a year by terrorist forces that the Democrats don't think exist.--
Sometimes a stubborn, clueless mule needs a good rap on the head with a 2 X 4 before it figures out where to go.
I think that's the RAT plan. The question is whether it will be successful or not.
Morris is a toe sucker.
My concern is that the Democrats are not going to overreach. I know it is not in their DNA, but if they behave responsibly for the next two years, we do not get either chamber back in 2008.
I heard Chuckie Schumer last night say that he was not in favor of raising the top marginal tax rates. This is both good news and bad news. But I think it gives us a clue where they might be heading. Even the Dems will have learned from the Republican stupidity of the last 12 years.
The toe sucker would have predicted in 1938 that Neville Chamberlain's socialists would be in power for at least a decade. The Dems will be consumed with Bush hate and while they are holding hearing to impeach Bush, the Islamic Fascists will be planning and executing another 9-11 type attack. That will quickly change the voting.
You forgot to factor in God.
HIS plans suspersede your wishful thinking.
Much damage has been done to the Republican Party, and there is much time in the wilderness ahead, so I would suggest getting used to the idea of being a minority for a while. As an index of what has occurred, Independent voters did not fail to turn up on Tuesday - they did turn out, and in significant numbers, and voted overwhelmingly for Democrats (the figure I saw was over 60%). This is a sea change from recent voting patterns and it is indicative of a major shift in public attitude toward the Republican Party.
In brief, the Republicans came to power gradually beginning in 1980, failing briefly in '92, and then overwhelmingly in 1994. That was 12 years ago, the past three or four of which have been a Republican exercise in intellectual laziness, fiscal profligacy, ethical decay, disorganization, and lack of discipline. It doesn't matter a whit if a party is "right" on the merits of key issues: once power has wreaked its corrupting influence, the voters will take notice and act accordingly.
That is what happened on Tuesday. The Iraq war was a factor, but only because the Republican Party, having lost its formerly high standing with the electorate, lacked the ability to successfully make a case for it. The Republican Party is now widely viewed as the party of Big Government and waste, a development that would have Ronald Reagan shaking his head in sadness.
Do not kid yourselves, people - this will take a long time. 8-12 years would be my guess. The Republican Party needs a complete overhaul of its leadership and a reinvigoration of it grassroots operations. The process must begin with a restatement of core principles and ideas - Conservative principles and ideas - chief among them: limited Federal government, strong national defense, low taxes, the primacy and sanctity of human life, and secure national borders.
It's time to start.
I think there's a lot of truth to this. The Dems are likely to pile on a lot of stuff in the next two years. Maybe not a whole lot of domestic stuff, but most likely an unending round of "investigations" and indictments, which will thoroughly disgust a whole lot of people. Heck, many people who didn't particularly care for Clinton were disgusted with his whole impeachment business, even though it actually had substance. Plus, we WILL be attacked at home sometime within the next two years. I doubt that even the Mexicans will stand for that.
The Dems have an awful lot to accomplish within the next two years, and much of their success will hinge on factors that are really outside their control.
If the next 2 years is nothing but an unending blizzard of hearings and subpoenas, the American public will tire of the Democrats.
The urge to stay in power is very strong for politicians of any party, and if the Dems decide to "bone" their base for a while by acting moderate, they'll do it enthusiastically if it gets them through the next election cycle. Don't forget, the current "god" of the Democrat party kept homosexuals out of the military (don't ask don't tell) and stiffed urban voters by getting rid of AFDC, so that he'd be more electable in 1996. Lessons like this are not soon forgotten.
Over the weekend prior to the election, he went back and forth....we're gonna win both, or lose both, or lose one and keep one....man, my head was spinning!
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