It's been hard to compose a post these last few days. My guy wins and, well, the outrage that has driven my blogging these last three years or so has started to abate.
However, I have no doubt that the outrage will return. In fact, it has already begun.
The Quisling from Connecticut, the sniveling piece of opportunistic dog shit that barely resembles a human being (much less a senator) who once occupied a place on the Democratic ticket only because he had no qualms about doing the dirty work of the opposition party by publicly scolding the leader of his own party -- a risk/reward object lesson he hasn't forgotten in an era of GOP ascendancy and which has ever since only driven him to ever higher levels of party disloyalty under the guise of "bipartisanship" wrapped in a flaky veneer of "principle" -- a lying, sanctimonious toad who was rejected by the people of his own state party, has been given a reprieve by his fellow Senators. He gets to keep his seniority and gavel at Homeland Security.
Which is why the Rethugli-goons and the other members of the Reich-wing all think Dems are a bunch of pussies. I'm all full of the milk of human kindness and bleeding-heart fuzzy-headed magnaminity, but how bad how bad do you have to fuck up to be punished in any meaningful way by the larger membership of the Democratic congress? The GOP would never have stood for something even remotely hinting at disloyalty, much less something akin to that first time he spoke out on the floor of the Senate against Bill Clinton a decade ago. He would have been shunned, stripped of any position of power and driven from the caucus. The Repukes may defend the multiple marriage womanizers and closeted homosexuals and drug addicts and child-molesters in their midst to the bitter end, but one whisper of disloyalty and you're out.
And don't bother me with platitudes about reconciliation or us being made of better stuff or "change" or some other kum-ba-ya horse hockey, this is why the other side doesn't respect us. Why would we expect something better or something more? Why should we?
May they all rot in hell.