And the Pubbies will go along with the legislative fix and hail it as a huge win and expect massive legislative gains in 2014 and a clean sweep in 2016...
I don't see a massive gain in 2014 but more of a middling split that keeps the status quo...and when they get out-manunevered in 2016 they'll just blame conservatives, the Tea Party and Libertarians again.
And we'll be stuck with the Bloody Bitch of Benghazi as POTUS.
This admission that ObamaCare was a lie and a scam from the get-go should not be wasted away to keep ObamaCare in place...it should be used to entirely repeal it and beat the Left into submission!
Anybody really see the latter happening?! I'd really like to see it, I'd really like to support it and heck yeah I'll scream it at them...but...
Somebody throw me a lifeline here?!
This is exactly how it will go Libertas. Republicans at best, will pick up a few seats in the House in 2014, it won't be earth shattering at all. The senate will remain in Democrats hands, maybe a seat up or down. I think Republicans have little chance at regaining the Senate or getting a worthwhile majority in the House. The Obamacare mess will result in very little loss for Democrats in Congress.
If there would be a blowout, it will be the other way, Democrats regaining the House and picking up a few seats in the Senate to take a bigger majority. It shouldn't be possible with the mess they have made, but in this political arena, they may make out very well or at least not lose too much. Elections are still a year away, the Obamacare mess will die down no matter how bad it makes things. The media will lose the little attention they have with it, or Democrats will manage to flick the blame to big bad insurance companies and their Republican buddies, changing the narrative. They will get out the low info voters in droves to protect Obamacare from evil rich Republicans.
Lets say Republican pick up a few seats in the House and Democrats keep the Senate. Basically the status quo. There will be some minor "fixes" that won't really fix anything. The Republicans will claim victory, and think they will be rewarded at the ballot box, but the majority of Obamacare remains, and then they put up a lame candidate in 2016 (like Christie). Then Hillary becomes president likely with a Democrat Congress to boot.
Meanwhile Barry gets to replace another member of the Supreme Court (either one of the oldest liberals with a young liberal or replacing yo-yo Kennedy with a young liberal), ending any hope of the court cutting down Obamacare with Obama still in office. Hillary then gets some chances at replacing justices then too, likely getting to replace a older conservative with a young liberal. That will be the end of the so called "conservative" court. Roberts then will spend his career writing minority opinions as the liberal court rewrites the remaining constitution with something nobody here would recognize.
Then it won't really matter if conservatives ever win the White House or Congress, liberals will run the country via the Supreme Court since we wouldn't be able to vote them out.
The Obama regime would last decades owning the court, even if he leaves office peacefully in January 2017.
The options are not good, and I don't see Republicans pulling out of this political suicide. Establishment Republicans seem hellbent on throwing the tea party and other conservatives to the curb. When the tea party and conservatives are gone for good, they will never win another election. Who do they think will vote for them? Democrats may like McLame, but they will NEVER vote for him. Why would they when they could have a real Democrat.
And I don't see the tea party and other conservatives and libertarians getting a real new party going in time to stop the liberal dictatorship. I think it would take at least twenty years to get a new major party going, and we ain't got twenty years.
Things look very very bad. I hope I am wrong, and people at least vote for the lame Republicans to slow the decline, but the end result is likely the same.
Conservatives may be the majority, but they don't control a major party, and have very few people to vote for.
That is a political question that should be answered. How has the majority of the country been ignored so long with so little political consequences for politicians?