Bipartisanship doesn't exist in Congress
For all the feel good words coming out of the Congress-
bipartisanship is needed!
It doesn't exist.
Not today, not 50 years ago, it doesn't exist.
In the throes of WWII, the GOP and Dems went at
like cats and dogs.
In the middle of the Civil War, the politics in DC were
horrendous between many parties.
In the Korean War and Cold War, they didn't like each other.
It's a nice idea...it doesn't mean much.
Good feelings last about 1 day.
The Dems will try to plow through all they can.
They don't know how long they'll have a majority.
It could last years, it could last 2 years. Never know.
The GOP will try to make them work hard for it any way
They are the underdog again,and they can have a base
that wants more of some things, less of others.
The President has to hope to work with both, and
stay out of the way, and concentrate on what he believes is the
Remember Bush tried to be nice with Kennedy and Pelosi and
Reid and Daschle when he first got to DC. He had dinners, he
invited them over, he went to the Senate...he had joint bills.
They still hated him, still lambasted him. He didn't get it for a long
time. The guy has tried before. He'll try again. That's his
personality. He had to do it as Gov. of Texas, he'll never
stop trying to get along...even if it's pointless. He's not running