With God and Toby Keith on our side
Mike Gallagher is right, the Republicans have it all over us:
Like it or not, political parties are defined by their most prominent members. We Republicans have had our share of headaches and embarrassments. Neither party is without its gaffes.
But at the end of the day, Iâ€™ll put the prominent Republican leaders up against the Democrats of 2006 any time. And weâ€™ll all be able to agree that there is a world of difference between the two.
Just consider the people who help to make up the heart and soul of the Democratic Party: Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, John Kerry, Ted Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, Michael Moore, Keith Olbermann, Alcee Hastings, Marion Berry, Rosie Oâ€™Donnell, Barbara Boxer, and Barbra Streisand.
Compare that list to some of the more notable Republicans: George W. Bush, Denny Hastert, Bill Frist, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Sean Hannity, Rudy Guiliani, George Allen, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Dick Cheney, John Cornyn, and just about every country music singer in America.
Câ€™mon, itâ€™s not even a close call.
Oddly left off of the list: Tom DeLay, Randy “Duke” Cunningham, Bob Ney, Donald Rumsfeld, Claude Allen, Mark Foley, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Don Sherwood, Katherine Harris, and Scooter Libby. But then having George W. Bush on your team is burden enough…