You seem unwilling to address the fact that “independents” were attracted to the Dems by a set of carefully constructed campaign lies by the Democrat Party Propaganda machine.
How quickly Mr Brooks you forget the 2008 promises of your idol Dear Reader i.e. “Tax cuts for 95% of Americans) “Most transparent Administration in History” “Energy Independence in 10 years) etc etc etc
What is the one thing the bulk of “Independents” consistently vote against? Fiscally irresponsible spending and corruption.
They fired Bush and the GOP based on the notion that they had become entranced in the corrupt practices of DC and were irresponsible with the people's money.
They hired Obama on the mistaken notion that he was going to ride into DC clean up the corruption (Most open administration in history) who would be a “post racial” president while giving “tax cuts to 95% of Americans”.
Slowly, because the “Independents” are sheep easily lead by the Junk Media, the “Independents” are waking up to the fact that Dear Reader is every bit as corrupt while being even more irresponsible with the Public Purse.
Independents are at heart conservatives in outlook. The recent Gallup poll validated that data.
A bold Conservative agenda that focuses on the traditional values of the USA (fiscal responsibility, open, honest, smaller Government, moral accountability in leadership, a principled strong national defense, while also presenting a serious rational approach for addressing such issues as Energy Independence, real health insurance reform, and lead by someone untainted by the inherent corruption of DC will attract them in droves to GOP candidates. It did last week in VA, in NJ, and it will in 2010
Brooks is the same guy who said “Obama is just a mountain, he is always there”.
Malarkey. The "independents" fired the Republicans because of the execrable execution of the war when it segued into interminable "nation building". Read up on the "Jacksonian" political perspective.
"Slowly, because the Independents are sheep easily lead by the Junk Media........"
I think you will find that true independents are LESS easily led by the media than members of EITHER party. A person who deliberately refuses to affiliate with either party is NOT someone who is going to be led around by the nose by ANY grou.
"Independents are at heart conservatives in outlook. The recent Gallup poll validated that data."
THIS you got right. But a one out of three average sucks.
Once again you've written a brilliant post that's about a thousand times better than the article it's commenting on.
Your post is the best brief summation of the political mood of the independents in the most recent election.
How quickly Mr Brooks you forget the 2008 promises of your idol Dear Reader...
Is this a typo? Did you mean Dear Leader?
Or is this a reference to the teleprompter?
(Or, possibly, a comment on how Dear Leader might be pronounced, in English, in the Dear Leaderland of N Korea?)