More Zero-Sum Politics from the Lame Duck 112th CongressPosted: 07/12/2012
You can usually spot the savvy politicians in Congress. They have a keen sense of the congressional landscape of the moment and they know which battles it is smart to fight. Like good poker players, they also know when it is a good idea for fold their hand and let the other side prevail. By that measure, the Congressional Republicans in the House and Senate clearly exhibit a clear absence of very many savvy politicians in the 112th Congress.