Bipartisanship and compromise are dead. If we want a more effective Congress, we must embrace partisanship.
The GOP path back to power comes with a price that I doubt very many of them would want to pay.
Just what happened to the United States economy to bring about the Great Recession, and who did it?
Bad legislation doesn't become good just because unprincipled legislators from both sides of the aisle support it.
Surely we can spare a few months to sit down some experts, some industry representatives, and even some concerned citizens, and come up with better ideas.
President Obama and the Democrats need to master the art of effective partisanship.