Gephardt was never a leader – that was obvious even to my libertarian ass. It will be fascinating to see who the democrats select to replace him.
Minority. In the words of Green Day: I want to be the minority
I don’t need your authority
Down with the moral majority
‘Cause I want to be the minority
From the Sun:Gephardt to pass House leader post. Formal announcement expected tomorrow, aides say; Some Democrats have pressed for him to go; Pelosi or Frost likely successor [SunSpot.net News Headlines] Hasta la vista, Dick. I guess you couldn’t hack being the minority any more, eh? Voted to give the President a blank check on Iraq, and screwed us over at many other turns; you were truly the loyal opposition. Now, maybe Daschle’ll join you in the back row, given how narrowly his colleague from South Dakota seems to have squeaked by in this last election. [Sean Gallagher: the new dot-communist]