|The Upside Down GOP|
On the resplendent evening of President Obama's 2009 inauguration, the country -- while in a celebratory mood -- was reeling from the truly unmitigated disaster of Cheney/Bush or Bush/Cheney (Don't get it twisted Dick, you two, Dumb & Dumber were the disasters).
Euphoria was in the air, yet our country was in the throes of the greatest Real Estate, financial meltdown and economic crisis since the Great Depression.
And while we suffered, we were celebrating The Hope You Can Believe In promise of a young president. So, as the recently coronated Obama swooned the night away at reception after reception with his equally regal wife, the GOP brain-trust (what an oxymoron) were stealthy convening/stewing/plotting/scheming on the other side of town.
The Cabal Agenda:
Was their sit-down about how to sure up the fragile economy in order to avoid an over-the-cliff depression?
Did they spend their time to strategize on what legislation they could meet the president half-way?
Were they working on a comprehensive Job bill to reverse the 800,000 jobs lost per month under Bush/Cheney?
Or, were they working on their own version of a badly needed Stimulus bill?
No, no, no and no! According to a new book by Robert Draper: