Then go home and return in January with a united House-Senate strategy that forces Democrats to make specific policy choices that highlight the differences between the parties on spending, taxes and regulation. Wisconsin freshman Senator Ron Johnson has been floating a useful agenda for such a strategy. The alternative is more chaotic retreat and the return of all-Democratic rule.
December 21, 2011
"At this stage, Republicans would do best to cut their losses and find a way to extend the payroll holiday quickly."
Says the very nervous Wall Street Journal: