Democrats Are in 'Meltdown'
William Kristol: And the Republicans for once aren't 'blowing it'
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2010 12:40 PM CDT
President Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign fundraiser for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid D-Nev.,in Las Vegas, Thursday, July 8, 2010.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

(Newser) – William Kristol can barely contain his glee with his declaration in the new Weekly Standard that the "Democrat party is in meltdown." They're afraid to vote on the Bush tax cuts before the midterms, he writes, and just look at all those senior staffers in the White House scrambling for the exits. "Meanwhile, much to the amazement of experienced laborers in conservative and Republican causes, the Republicans aren’t blowing it."

He calls the Pledge to America a good example. It may be a little "overhyped" and "pompous," he writes, "but it actually does consist of a sensible series of first steps for a GOP Congress." And where the 1994 Contract With America was somewhat "contrived and almost desperate," the new pledge "is a more dignified way for the people’s representatives to present themselves to their fellow citizens." In short, November is shaping up to be a very bad month for "big government liberalism."

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Sep 27, 2010 1:26 PM CDT
Be careful of those pundits speaking to firmly about what is to happen. Mr. K is hoping he gets enough ears to claim he is the reason, and build his fee base ops
Sep 27, 2010 5:56 AM CDT
Consider the source. Kristol ? Why would anyone listen to this guy?
Sep 26, 2010 9:26 AM CDT
"Obama and his team of Socialist political mercenaries have cost the Democratic Party a 12 year setback if the Republicans can find the next Ronald Reagan." - SilenceDogood They have found more than one. With and without skirts.