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|Last chance to dance|
By the time most of you read this, Tuesday's election would have happened and the Republicans—most likely—will have once again gained control of the House of Representatives and maybe even the Senate.
I don't know, because as I write this the election hasn't happened yet.
It's certain though that the Republicans will have significantly increased their power in Washington, which is now pretty much non-existent.
The question is whether Republicans will "dance with the ones that brung them," to paraphrase the late Ronald Reagan.
It's no secret who brought Republicans back to power. If they are smart, Republicans will work hard at keeping the tea party's dance card full. Republicans, however, have a history of being dumb once they get in office.
They were dumb before and ended up as wallflowers watching President Obama and his fellow Democrats dance a jig on the Constitution as well as many of their political careers.
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