Wisconsin and the Frustrations of Polarization

At the Washington Post, E.J. Dionne frets that a close election in Wisconsin is indicative at the national level of an evenly split electorate where nothing much happens to move the ball, legislatively.  Dionne wants to move the ball to the left, of course.  For conservatives, stasis is better than what Dionne wants.  Better government be frustrated than allowed to aggrandize itself (or be aggrandized by America's Big Government party, the Democrats).  As a matter of fact, Americans witnessed what happens when voters tilted to the Democrats in 2006 and 2008.  Democrats got control of Congress for four years and then the presidency.  The folly of ObamaCare, enormous federal debt, a floundering economy, and attempted encroachments on religious freedom - you know the list.         Of course, conservatives want an end to Washington's legislative logjam, too, but in the direction of less government and free...(Read Full Post)