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Mandate with Destiny
New Yorker Magazine, by Hendrik Hertzberg

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Posted By:congaree53, 11/26/2012 2:04:54 PM

Thanksgiving was still two weeks away when the Republican Party, to its evident shock, found itself stuffed, trussed, roasted, and ready to be served with all the trimmings. This was not the menu that the Party’s nominees, donors, and operatives had looked forward to. It was emphatically not the feast they had been primed to expect by their vulpine cheerleaders in the island universe of the illiberal media. Romney Beats Obama, Handily, Michael Barone trumpeted a few days before the election in the Examiner, Washington’s conservative giveaway daily.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/26/2012 3:00:19 PM     (No. 9034669)

I hope Hertzberg enjoyed this little romp through Snarkville.
Smelled a lot like Alinksy´s rule about ridicule.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: reilly, 11/26/2012 3:03:04 PM     (No. 9034672)


Hendrik and all our betters from New York City should consider taking the NRA pistol course soon. Here´s betting they won´t.





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Reply 3 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/26/2012 3:03:57 PM     (No. 9034674)

Smarmy btard

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BcdErick, 11/26/2012 3:59:29 PM     (No. 9034761)

Meaningless liberal gloating. The fool is a tool.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Burger, 11/26/2012 6:07:46 PM     (No. 9034936)

There is not a single true sentence in this entire article out side of the fact the Democrats Won. We are so screwed.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 11/26/2012 6:40:21 PM     (No. 9034974)

The good news is that folks like Hertzberg are so self-absorbed they cannot even bother to replace themselves (only one child) - like so many urban Libs.

´Demographics is destiny´ cuts both ways.

In contrast, for us, I expect to be seeing, for conservatives a gradual withdrawal from consumerist, high-tax paying, dual-income, America. The 53% will desire to quit feeding the crocodile that is our federal - and in many areas also our state and local governments. Reducing our incomes to the equivalent of one working parent (maybe a little off the books income) and focusing the recaptured time and energy on family formation will eventually turn back the swinging pendulum.

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