With the return of the treacherous lawmakers to Congress, the country is no longer safe. They are back in session. The perennial budget battle is more like a prance than bebop. The beat is the same and that familiar rhythm has been heard before, but where is the sass from those Republican legislatures that always play to this same tempo? In days long past, the party in power would drive a budget through the House and the President would force the Senate to accept the substance of priorities. Today's timidity has Bush playing the role of a fake innocent, while the Democrats discharge the Brando seed into the rear door.
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