Apparently Shelby, DeMint, Chambliss, Cornyn, McConnell, Corker, Graham and others believe that we citizens are delusional or something. Or dumb. Or easily fooled. Well, we were with Iraq, but most of us have that one figured out by now.
This knot of conservative southern senators think that they have the 'solution' to the economic fiasco that is eroding every sector of this nation. No doubt they will point to the Republican fiscal policies of the past 8 years as the model for success and hope that no one noticed. Tax cuts for the rich, no government regulation, and lower capital gains taxes. There you have it. Quite the formula.
Donald Rumsfeld used the term, 'dead-enders' to describe the Baathist supporters of Saddam Hussein after Shock 'n Awe. Dead-enders. As President Obama said so succinctly the other day, "We tried it their way for 8 years; it didn't work."