Monday, November 8, 2010

Tales of their demise

From The New York Times on Saturday, via Political Insider:
“The Democratic Party as we know it in Alabama is dead,” boasted Philip Bryan, the spokesman for the state’s Republican Party, which gained control of the legislature for the first time in more than a century. “We just killed it.”
And this is dated May 2009:

A fairly quick recovery, wouldn't you say?

Update: I think we have our first potential evidence of the Republican overreach in the wake of this election, which follows the Democratic overreach under Pres. Obama and Speaker Pelosi, which followed the Republican overreach under Pres. Bush ...

From CBS News:
Issa's election to chair the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform would herald a significant increase in the committee's activity, and not just from the past two years. California Rep. Henry Waxman, the committee's Democratic chair during the final two years of the Bush administration, held 203 hearings over the course of two years. With a goal of about 280 hearings each year, Issa hopes to more than double that.

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