Anyone listening to Mitt Romney last Sunday morning got a wake up call. We expected the Republican candidate to give lip service to current Republican views on political issues like jobs and the economy. We expected a dose of Obama bashing.
Eric Holder is right. The time has come to give in. Instead of worrying about voter fraud we should embrace the idea of illegal immigrants voting. Who cares how many illegals vote? Think of the benefits we could reap if we printed a big stack of bilingual ballots, opened the doors of polling places wide to non-citizens, and let American democracy take its course.
George Washington managed to do his job with a Cabinet of four. Barack Obama has more than twenty Cabinet and Cabinet-rank officials. Our president has demonstrated a knack for assembling Cabinet members that parrot his vision for America. Their talents are varied.
Enough talk about the gloves coming off. They have been off for months. The only difference now is that Republicans can stop wasting time directing their attacks at each other, and can focus their attention on someone infinitely more deserving of conservative bile than other Republicans.
When did we decide it would be a good idea for our government to be in the birth control business? The uproar over contraceptives, religion, and the health care law distracted Congress from the reality of revisiting the payroll tax cut, battling over the budget, dealing with long-term unemployment, and plotting how best to stall any semblance of progress until after the 2012 election.