The engine driving the impending train wreck for Obama and his spineless advisors is that he made promises that turned out millions of supporters. That promise was that we were going to see "change." Soon we began to see "Bush Lite."
Finally, Republicans have memorialized their flat-earth style of politics by demanding that their candidates stop thinking and swear a purity oath. Regardless of whether it's dumb luck at work here, Obama should be grateful.
Conservative political policies have been built around the manipulation of that ugly quality called victim blame. They are brilliant in that they have freed us from the responsibility of being our brother's keeper.
Since 1935, an organization calling itself "The Family" has been able to operate unnoticed in the Beltway. But that invisibility is disappearing because of the sensational sex lives of Mark Sanford and John Ensign.