Is President Obama in trouble? Absolutely. Does his party have legitimate reason to voice a level of discontent Surely. But repeating the "Ted Kennedy" mistakes of 1979 only ensures that either Rick Perry or Mitt Romney waltzes into the Oval Office in a landslide.
A vote for the GOP in November will be a vote for the richest one percent of the country at the expense of the rest of us. And it will be a vote for the kind of fear that we, as a country, would eventually come to regret.
On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 219-212 in favor of HR 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). Only eight Republicans -- we'll call them the "Enlightened Eight" -- voted "aye."