How Cute of The Note to Push the Same Tired Storylines
Halperin and co. can yuck it up about Dem 'confusion', but give me a party that actually debates something as serious as war rather than one that marches in lock-step to disaster. If the geniuses at The Note want to be original and not just a mouthpiece for hackneyed CW, they'd come up with new angles on current events - the operative word being new.
"For the Democrats, there is: the Biden view on Iraq; the Murtha view on Iraq; the Kerry views on Iraq; the Senate caucus's ever-dynamic debate about what the party should stand for; the mass conspiracy of silence over taxes and health care, taxes and the rich, and taxes and taxes; Together, We Can Do Better; Together, America Can Do Better; Better, America Can Be, Together; opportunity, responsibility, and community; community; the modern communication skills of Leaders Reid and Pelosi, and their control over their own public images; Six in '06; New Direction for America; Rahm's view on Iraq; the Pelosi-Hoyer friendship; Murtha's abortive leadership bid; Howard Dean's discipline; and the bloggers. (For a super smart take on all this, see Noonan, Peggy — on Jim Webb as "Nancy Pelosi with medals.") LINKFor the Republicans, there is what the Strategist-in-Chief laid out in the Rose Garden yesterday..."