Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Go Army

So many patriotic opportunities for unemployed Republicans.

Though this is the moment Democrats have been craving — winning a majority so they can help shape politics and policy — some senior aides are now tempted to leave Capitol Hill to become lobbyists and potentially quadruple their salaries. At the same time, some Republicans began receiving materials on unemployment benefits this week as the party sheds thousands of jobs, relinquishing staff committee assignments and leadership posts in both chambers for the first time in 12 years.