Bennett is a fool. Consensus means going along to get along as far as the Dems are concerned. The Dems have the votes [they won as they have said] so let them take both the plaudits and the blame for their programs. Reps who sign on to this monstrosity will live to regret it.
Excuse me for being blunt but what did politeness and decorum get the Jews of Europe-their own destruction?
Wake up conservatives and evangelicals: Obama and his merry men and women intend to feed you to the lions and destroy every vestige of your belief system and consign it to the scrap heap of history. In its place they mean to impose the most secular humanist, amoral ethical system that diminishes individual initiative and elevates to God-like status human sacrifice to the greater good.
He didn't want to offend anyone by using the S-word so he used a childish circumlocution instead. Cowardly.