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Opinion page editor Rick Holmes and other writers blog about national politics and issues. Holmes & Co. is a Blog for Independent Minds, a place for a free-flowing discussion of policy, news and opinion. This blog is the online cousin of the Opinion ...
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By Rob Meltzer
Sept. 24, 2013 11:20 a.m.



Al Jazeera America, which continues to have the best domestic political commentary I’ve heard, had an interesting take on a growing insurgency—one inside the Democratic Party in Washington. it’s apparently much along the lines of the fatigue we discussed a few weeks ago here.  As Obama’s popularity continues to plunge and as polls continue to show more than 2/3 of all Americans want some changes in Obamatax, Democrats are apparently going to bed each night saying the prayer ” please god, don’t let him identify any more red lines with House Republicans, and why the hell did he have to revive gun control at the Navy Yard speech?” And then there is the group of inner party Democrats who are cringing at what Kerry and Obama will do when they leave the United States to go visit the UN.  The bottom line of the story was that if Obama has an organized agenda, it seems to be aimed at weakening Senate and Congressional Democrats, not to mention state level democrats in Red and Purple states. Al Jazeera has noted that seldom has a lame duck president been so at odds with the survival instincts of his party. Democrats love to bash the Republicans and the Tea Party and claim that the Republicans are in chaos within but, as Al Jazeera notes, to the rest of the world, at least those with parliaments, the Republicans look like they are just doing their job.

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