Don’t get it twisted.
The budget battle has only been extended. The fight is still on: Medicare, Medicaid, Planned Parenthood, tax cuts.
Forget the drama of the midnight accord. There are fundamental disagreements about the direction of the nation that underlay this debate. Solving this conflict will require skillful compromise. No one is going to get his or her way 100%. It is the nature of democracies that things change slowly. In most respects, this is a good thing.
Glenn Beck is leaving Fox. So what? His divisive, often inaccurate commentary will go on via the Internet and on radio.
In other words, this isn’t the season to relax and kick back.
Don’t celebrate mini-victories along the way. This isn’t being negative. It’s practice. You’re going to need strength, stamina and focus in this season. After the Democratic candidate claimed victory in the Wisconsin judge race, 7500 votes were “found.” It looks like Justice Prosser of that bitch and I’ll destroy her fame is still in place. My friends, listen to the Bible. Run your race with all your might to the end.