Skip to comments.Bush keeps head up despite loss of House
Posted on 11/07/2006 11:18:51 PM PST by West Coast Conservative
President Bush struck a businesslike tone Tuesday night as the Republicans lost control of the House, making plans to call the woman poised to become speaker of a Democratic House majority.
Bush, unaccustomed to political defeat, planned a morning phone call to Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi and made plans to give his take on the midterm election results at an afternoon news conference.
Asked if the president was surprised that the House was headed for Democratic control, Snow said it wasnt "a slap-on-the-forehead kind of shock."
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He's going to ask her if she has Prince Albert in a can.
Here's a prediction...His next Supreme Ct. nominee will be Alberto Gonzalez, or maybe Harriet Miers again. I think we can forget about having a strong conservative nominee to the court.
probably the biggest tragedy of this election long term will be no more conservatives on the bench
The MSM hates Conservatives, and they always get what they want.
Not always. Keep your chin up & ready.
Bush is a gracious man and is perfectly capable of not only working with the new Democratic leadership, but of working them.
Frankly, as obstreperous as the current Republican congress has been, he may get as much done by finagaling the newcomers as he has been able to get from those now leaving.
The cast of clowns set to take over leadership and committee positions is likely to make the next two years interesting and give the Republicans lots of ammo for the next election.
Two years of Pelosi and company will probably wake the electorate to the need for reasonable and responsible leadership in two years. Perhaps we'll see some good folks rise up by 2008.
People should also remember that these people, who are for all intents and purposes, morons, have NEVER been in charge in the age of shared video on the internet. This will be an endless parade of funny videos coming off of CSPAN.
To my way of thinking, the courts were what the last 6 years of political struggle were all about. Even with a majority, we were undercut by the gang of 14, and now it will be impossible to get any real conservatives on the bench.
Jennifer Loven is Nancy Pelosi, minus a few years. She's one of the AP reporters who broke out the champagne tonight -- like they do when the insurgents whack a few GI's.
That is, on those occasions when the insurgents and the AP reporters are different people, unlike, say, Bilal Hussein (one of several AP reporters who voluntarily and happily participated in hostage takings and murders).
Maybe Nancy can make it a priority to get her boy Bilal sprung from Abu Ghraib.
Criminal Number 18F
The only good news in this election is that the GOP is now free of Bush's "leadership," and Frist's, and Hastert's. Good riddance, chumps.
Bush will finally get his illegal amnesty.
Heck, Bush might even be tempted to do more than one veto in his remaining 2 years.
Illegal amnesty, and a heck of lot less earmarks.
"Even with a majority, we were undercut by the gang of 14, and now it will be impossible to get any real conservatives on the bench."
Without the Gang of 14, you might not have gotten the two good SC justices.
Probably not. But we got the Gang of 14 because the Republicans were too chicken to go nuclear. Gutless wonders. But now the Dems can simply stonewall whomever Bush sends up to the Senate.
You think he's going to swing left?
If he takes that road, he's stupid. Conservatism always wins, and we just saw the inverse of that rule.
I really wish this administration would get a clue.
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