TRMS: “DID THE 2012 ELECTION SEND A MESSAGE TO GOP IN CONGRESS”


“They won. Get over it!”

 —Barbara Bush

 

DICK LUGAR LOSES HIS SEAT AFTER 36 YEARS OF SERVICE


Via Reuters: “[Richard] Lugar lost the Republican primary in his home state to a Tea Party-backed challenger, largely because he was seen as not conservative enough and too willing to compromise. While politics has been long defined as the art of compromise, victor Richard Mourdock, who ridiculed Lugar’s willingness to cut deals, made a prediction about next year. “I don’t think there’s going to be a lot of successful compromise,” Mourdock told CNN on Wednesday after beating Lugar, a 36-year veteran of the Senate, by double digits. Bipartisanship, Mourdock added, means Democrats voting for Republican initiatives…”.* Michael Shure (host of TwenTYTwelve) and Tricia Rose (Brown University professor) discuss on The Young Turks.

*Read more from Thomas Ferraro and David Lawder:http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/09/us-usa-congress-lugar-idUSBRE8481JZ20120509