Still running on the Doonesbury mud- line:
If it turns out that President Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hard-line, unreasonable totalitarian mullahs in the world, but not with Republicans, maybe he’s not the problem.
Yes: Malcolm knows you came across that before, but every day, in every way, it’s getting better and better.
Or, if you want that visually (courtesy of the Wapo/ABC Poll):
Cue Healey’s First Law of Holes (New Statesman, 8th November 1986):
When in one, stop digging.