In The Mood

It looks like after the FISA capitulation that the Democrats are in that “compromise” frame of mind. This time they appear ready to give the Republican’s another item on their wish list when they start debating legislation that would open up new offshore drilling.

Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) said Wednesday that Democratic and Republican leaders are negotiating a compromise on energy legislation. Kyl declined to say who’s doing the negotiating or what results, if any, their discussions have yielded.

But Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), a longtime proponent of increased offshore drilling, said he was seeing “a big shift, a big shift in my direction,” and it was hard to find Democrats who disagreed.

Is it any wonder that Congress’ latest approval ratings are now in the single digits? We put the Democrats in power in Congress to move our country in a different direction and all they have managed to accomplished is to continue the policies that they were elected to change.

How are the Democrats able to stand up these days? You would think that it would be quite difficult without a backbone…

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