This is no breakthrough, but a sellout. Leave it to Obama to make things worse.
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The Tea Party is already taking Obama up on his challenge. There will be lots of new faces in Washington in January 2015.
Call them justifications, explanations or clarifications, one thing is certain: there aren’t enough Americanists in Congress … yet.
Boehner has surrendered.
Predictions that the Tea Party would cave in in opposition to funding Obamacare are proving premature. It’s the president instead who is losing ground.
These are the men who are willing to risk it all. Even the Times squeezed out a little appreciation despite their statist inclinations.
It’s remarkable what a few committed Constitutionalists, keeping their oaths, can accomplish.
Obama has finally so sufficiently over-reached himself that the whole world is pushing back.
In search of monsters to destroy, Obama has successfully painted himself into a corner.
This is a strategy that will work. All it requires, unfortunately, is backbone, an element in exceedingly short supply in Washington these days.