The New York Times, in their editorial “The Republican Wreckage”, makes an almost humorous claim: “House Republicans have lost sight of this country’s welfare.” Don’t be confused, there’s not a whole lot of difference between an establishment Republican and an establishment Democrat, however in this entire, sad situation, the House Republicans actually voted on and passed “Cut, Cap, Balance”. Apparently, Mr. Boehner dismissed the President’s “plea” for compromise.
And why is compromise such a good thing? According to President Obama, Republicans are violating the country’s founding principle of compromise. Again, if this wasn’t serious I’d be laughing my butt off. Here’s the irony: In order to stick to the principle of compromise (which isn’t really a founding principle in my opinion), we must compromise every other principle this country was founded upon. Read the rest of this entry »