The Parse

Parsing the stupidity

Chambliss wins

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Of today’s Georgia Senate runoff between Saxby Chambliss and Jim Martin, The Boston Globe wrote, “The results may offer a tentative answer to questions that will ghost American politics for at least the next four years: Is there a sustainable Obama coalition, and is the Obama machine durable? Has Obama created anything greater than himself?”

It looks like the answer to both is no.

Well, I don’t actually buy the notion that the runoff is such a big deal.  Sure, it’s generally good that Chambliss is going to win, but the 60-vote milestone can still be attained by Democrats on a lot of issues by simply pulling a few “moderate” Republicans to their side (which, given recent history, will not be difficult to do.)

Obama will largely get his agenda accomplished, Chambliss or no.

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Written by The Parse

December 2, 2008 at 8:11 pm

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  1. The big loser in the GA runoff: Ludacris!

    wilsonrofishing

    December 2, 2008 at 8:40 pm


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