A new revolution is unfolding in America

The country editor

I was looking back on some of my former columns and ran across one that was published on January 20, 2010 – nearly ten years ago. Barack Obama was president and Obamacare was in the process of making its way through Congress, which it did and was signed into law a few weeks after this column appeared.

Compare what I wrote back then to what is going on in Washington, D.C. today. Here’s the column:

“Republican Scott Brown won a historic election on Tuesday of last week in Massachusetts by defeating Democrat Martha Coakley to fill the Senate seat held by the late Ted Kennedy, a Democrat, for 47 years. Brown becomes the first Republican elected to the U.S. Congress in Massachusetts since 1972. More importantly, this election breaks the Democratic stranglehold on the 60-vote majority in the Senate.

 

 

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