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View Diary: Willie Brown Style: Could Dems Elect a Civic-Minded, Ambitious, Less-Extreme Republican as Speaker? (53 comments)

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  •  This (sorta) just happened in Wash. State. (1+ / 0-)
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    Seneca Doane

    Dems have a majority in the WA state senate, but two Dems just agreed to work with the GOP. In return, those 2 Dems get to be Senate majority leader & president pro tem.

    http://www.nytimes.com/...

    I don't like to see Dem majorities frustrated, of course. But it shows that, tactically, Seneca Doane's idea might be doable.

    "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

    by HeyMikey on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 08:25:42 AM PST

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