Conservatives' worst nightmare is next at bat

One unfortunate day in the future, America will again have a Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate.  And when that day happens, conservatives had better start digging foxholes, because their worst nightmare will be the majority leader. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, the former hyper-partisan majority leader (and present minority leader) announced yesterday that he will retire at the end of his term in 2017.  He named Chuck Schumer, D-New York, as his heir apparent. As a Westerner from a blue state that could flip to red at any time, Reid was forced to take account of libertarian views.  Nevada is, after all, the state of gambling, drinking, whoring, and the open carry of handguns.  As the Bundy Ranch affair last year indicated, plenty of Nevadans don’t think very highly of the federal government telling them what to do and what not to do. Schumer will have no such limitations.  There will never be any serious electoral opposition to Schumer....(Read Full Post)