POLITICS
09/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Newsweek: The Obama Party Vs. The Fox Party

The United States has two parties now--the Obama Party and the Fox Party. The Obama Party is larger, but it is unfocused and its troops are whiny. The Fox Party, which shows up en masse to harass politicians, is noisy and practiced in the art of simplistic obstruction. As the health-care debate rages, it's the Party of Sort-of-Maybe-Yes versus the Party of Hell No! The Yessers are more lackadaisical because they've forgotten the stakes--they've forgotten that this is the most important civil-rights bill in a generation, though it is rarely framed that way.

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