The Corner

Wash Post Poll–You Gotta Obstruct

Let me stipulate up front that when I’m commenting on Washington Post polls, I’m a citizen of the world. Now, I can’t vouch for the accuracy of the latest poll, but assuming it’s generally right, I think it’s a clear signal to Democrats that they should continue to be as divisive and obstructionist as possible. Yes, it hurts the image of their party, which is now tied for an all-time low. But Bush and Republicans appear to be taking the lion’s share of the blame. The Democrats should be taking a page from Republicans in 1994–gum up everything and then blame an ineffectual and out-of-touch president for nothing happening.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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