Hey. Didyasee Markos Massimo's op-ed in the Post. Turns out that thanks to progressives, habeas corpus has been restored, the war ended, the President impeached, the Lord Risen, the lion lain down with the lamb, grazie tante, glory, glory, glory, shantih, shantih, shantih.
Ha! Just foolin! But they did
[push] the party so far left that we positioned it squarely in the American mainstream and last year won a historic, sweeping congressional victory, something the "centrist" groups had been unable to accomplish for decades--not even in the DLC's glory days of the 1990s.If they push any farther they may tip the dinghy over on the port side.
Moulitas and Co. have never never gone in for elegant prose, and "workmanlike" implies a facility with plain, expository language that's also notably lacking in the hothouse atmosphere of the electoral revolution. But after listing some perversions of the process made possible, one notes, by the participation of plenty of Democrats who still sit in the chambers of Congress, we get:
The American people, infinitely smarter than Washington insiders, had had enough. Unapologetic, muscular Democrats swept into office in dramatic numbers in state and local races nationwide.Now it was the same American people in an only slightly different statistical arrangement who twice returned the Crawford Kommandant to his plenipotentiary playroom, so invocations of their infinite collective wisdom are naturally suspect. As for what follows, what can I say but in the words of the late, great Myron Cope: Mmm-hah! Muscular! Apologetic! Her heart beat plapably against her chest. Ka-ching, ka-ching. She exhaled as he entered her. She had never felt so full.