The folks are upset with the McFly Act, Transvestite State Secrets in place of Transparency, Tea Bagging Glory in place of Dance With The One Who Brung Yuh, and the like.
Lately the punditosphere has become more and more vocal about the cross dressing, and I ain't talking about Thanksgiving:
(Fineman). Howard, we answered that question recently in the post On The Origin of MOMCOM.
... hope for a surprisingly bipartisan conclusion to the lame duck Congress.
My questions are: What planet do he and they think they are on ...
An exasperated reporter recently ranted:
Within roughly 24 hours, President Obama preemptively capitulated to the Republicans and proposed an unabridged GOP idea -- freezing federal worker salaries, then, almost as if on cue, the Senate Republicans put their unflinching childish obstructionism in writing and pledged to block everything unless the president extends the deficit-ballooning Bush tax rates. And in that mix, the Republicans blocked extensions of unemployment benefits. Twice.(Cesca). In a similar vein there were very rich comments from one who does not like mince meat:
The upshot? The president looks extraordinarily weak. Weaker than at any other time in his presidency. It probably didn't help that he was literally beaten and bloodied when he announced the pay freeze, due to his weekend basketball fracas.
Of course the intention isn't to appear weak. The intention is to appear magnanimous.
THOSE desperate to decipher the baffling Obama presidency could do worse than consult an article titled “Understanding Stockholm Syndrome”... This dynamic was acted out — yet again — in President Obama’s latest and perhaps most humiliating attempt to placate his Republican captors ...(Rich). Republican rite wingers are calling him a close friend, while some of them are growing a goatee.
Like Alice said, "things are getting curiouser and curiouser".