i disagree with you regarding the goals of liberals in that last characterization.
this is our current system. the court is in play and whomever becomes president makes the nomination. personally, i would rather we have 4 or 5 robust parties, that would either win outright or be able to form governing coalitions.
Of course you do, cur.
We've been going over this stuff for months. You happen to be partisan. Nothing wrong there, but i've been doing this for years, and this last four years has truly solidified that reality for me. People are far more partisan and playing teams as opposed to looking at individual initiatives objectively.
I've hollered about it regarding foreign policy on this board to nothing but crickets for years now from those who opposed the imperial presidency of Bush. It's just the way it is. It's a team sport, not an elected representative republic anymore. People are opposed to, or in favor of things simply based on party. That's why I can't bare to do it any longer. it's too frustrating to watch. This election is the end of the attention I'm willing to pay to this embarrassment of a government, and in many cases, the constituency as well.