Tribalism


We have come to the point where the pendulum can’t swing any further “our way”.  We are going to have to begin to compromise.

This is a list of Senators, ranked by their conservative/liberal slant in 2010:

Barrasso WY R
Chambliss GA R
Cornyn TX R
Crapo ID R
DeMint SC R
McCain AZ R
Risch ID R
Thune SD R
Coburn OK R
Wicker MS R
Enzi WY R
Bunning KY R
Roberts KS R
Hutchison TX R
Sessions AL R
McConnell KY R
Hatch UT R
Inhofe OK R
Isakson GA R
Vitter LA R
Kyl AZ R
Shelby AL R
Ensign NV R
Graham SC R
Cochran MS R
LeMieux FL R
Corker TN R
Grassley IA R
Burr NC R
Alexander TN R
Bond MO R
Johanns NE R
Bennett UT R
Gregg NH R
Brown, Scott MA R
Murkowski AK R
Lugar IN R
Snowe ME R
Collins ME R
Voinovich OH R
Nelson NE D
Lieberman CT I
Tester MT D
Baucus MT D
Warner VA D
Lincoln AR D
Pryor AR D
McCaskill MO D
Webb VA D
Bennet CO D
Hagan NC D
Udall, M CO D
Nelson FL D
Landrieu LA D
Feinstein CA D
Begich AK D
Klobuchar MN D
Rockefeller WV D
Feingold WI D
Kohl WI D
Boxer CA D
Cantwell WA D
Conrad ND D
Shaheen NH D
Dodd CT D
Kerry MA D
Carper DE D
Specter PA D
Bingaman NM D
Dorgan ND D
Harkin IA D
Johnson SD D
Merkley OR D
Akaka HI D
Durbin IL D
Inouye HI D
Murray WA D
Casey PA D
Franken MN D
Udall, T NM D
Lautenberg NJ D
Menendez NJ D
Gillibrand NY D
Reed RI D
Schumer NY D
Brown, Sherrod OH D
Cardin MD D
Leahy VT D
Levin MI D
Mikulski MD D
Reid NV D
Sanders VT I
Stabenow MI D
Whitehouse RI D

No one is out of order.  Every single Republican is more conservative than every single Democrat.  And every single Democrat is more Liberal than every single Republican.

Damn.

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