Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Apt Metaphor

South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint (R), on the political divide in Washington:

DeMint said political Washington is incapable of compromise, comparing it to two opposing teams on a football field.

"You can't imagine a coach saying, 'Go out there, compromise with those guys,' " DeMint said. "You don't do that because the other team has a goal, going in the opposite direction of where you're going, and they are there to beat you."

"And I hate to say it, but in a lot of ways that's where we are in Washington."

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