Who's this Griffin character Barton is so dead set on getting into Congress? Many of us first became familiar with Griffin around the time of the 2000 election when he worked as an opposition research director for Bush.
The positions are beginning to settle on BP's $20 billion escrow commitment, but in predictable ideological patterns. It's fun to use the spill to condemn all corporate or government action, but that's rhetorical opportunism.
Politics as usual is as reassuring as a warm, Vaseline-lined bathrobe. Its comforting that no matter the crisis, our politicians will find time to grandstand even if it cancels out the possibility of actual progress.
Democrats owe a big fat thank you to Limbaugh and his Republican Party. What was shaping up to be a very challenging election year just got a whole lot easier for voters, especially residents of the Gulf coast.
I do not oppose criticism of the President, his goals or his methods. But I do not want him or his administration to fail, which is what I sense the conservatives, the Republicans and the Tea Party seek.