You have to realize that from the “inside the beltway” view, it is a huge GOP victory-—but we here in the real world measure things in terms of liberal vs. conservative, and this is at best a wash. The best thing about it is that it all has, despite the efforts of the libtards in the media, made Obama and Reid look like impotent silly little children squabbling over whose cat’s-eye marble it is.
>> made Obama and Reid look like impotent silly little children
Irrelevant. The GOP was rewarded for accommodating Obama’s 2012 reelection priorities. While also falling short of the TEA Party mandate, the GOP insiders engaged in pointless, arrogant ridicule of TP members.
Abating further decline is not victory.