Sunday, November 7, 2010

Yesterday's Faces

Teams with losing records fire their coaches, seek new leadership. See what liberal Albert Hunt writes for The New York Times about the continuation in office of the former congressional Democratic leaders:
In U.S. elections where voters expressed disapproval with Washington, the decision of the House speaker to remain as the Democratic leader of the minority, following the re-election in Nevada of the Senate majority leader, Mr. Reid, means that the face of the congressional party will continue to be yesterday. (snip) Republicans were jubilant. Leading Democratic strategists were despondent.