The Election is Over, the Hard Work Begins
Written byon November 04, 2010, 07:34 PM
As disgusted as Middle America is with the Democrats, they are not necessarily enthralled with the Republicans — but are willing to give them one more chance. Senator Jim DeMint — a hero to conservatives — has warned the Capitol Hill newbies not to allow themselves to "co-opted" by the Washington establishment and to remember why they were sent here.
This column attempted to get an answer from the Tea Partiers as to how much time they were willing to give the new lawmakers to fulfill their promises before they seek to kick them out of office, too. The Tea Party movement is so grassroots and leaderless that finding any one person willing to give a definitive answer on that is next to impossible.
Presumptive House Speaker John Boehner came closest when he said election night that he and his colleagues will postpone their celebrating until the day when small businesses start hiring again. Meanwhile, America is closely following such issues as jobs, taxes, the debt, and the threat to the value of the dollar. No longer will Americans go away and assume all is well. The tough battle lies ahead.
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