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Re: Speaker Spoke

Pete, I have to say my head is spinning here.  McCain says lawmakers owe us “bipartisanship” — necessarily meaning you set aside your principles for the supposed greater good of achieving agreement on some action since “inaction is not an option” — doing something is more important than doing the right thing.

Personally, I think that’s an absurd standard.  But if it is to be our standard, what’s wrong with pulling back one’s support in a snit over the Speaker’s display of partisanship?  Why snipe at people for abandoning principle?  Principle is not what it’s about anyway.


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