Health care legislation as Waterloo – Oliphant (and Benson)

April 17, 2010

Pat Oliphant on health care legislation as Obama's Waterloo, March 23, 2010

Pat Oliphant on health care legislation as Obama's Waterloo, March 23, 2010 - Washington Post

How’s that “make health care Obama’s Waterloo” working out for you, Sen. Demint?

Didn’t expect Obama to be Wellington at Waterloo, eh?

See Steve Benson’s take, below the fold.

Read the rest of this entry »


Query

March 26, 2010

Jim Demint, how’s that “break this president” thing working for you?

When one agrees to do battle at Waterloo, perhaps one should pay more careful attention to whether one is on the side of Napoleon, or on the side of Wellington.


Thoughts on Waterloo

August 6, 2009

Republicans and Sen. Jim Demint look forward to meeting Obama at Waterloo.

Obama Wellington at Waterloo, by Robert Alexander Hillingford

Obama Wellington at Waterloo, by Robert Alexander Hillingford

Napoleon looked forward to meeting Wellington at Waterloo, too.

It’s important to remember that at history’s great turning points, there are generally at least two sides.  The British don’t celebrate the Fourth of July, either.

Be careful what you hope for, Republicans.


%d bloggers like this: