Well, not everything.
From Roll Call (via dKos):
Illinois Democrats on Capitol Hill said Wednesday they have essentially shut the door on revisiting the state's Congressional map as a means of retaliation for GOP-led redistricting efforts elsewhere in the country, citing a lack of consensus here and back home on how to proceed.Kos asks
Emanuel, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, echoed the sentiment that Democrats wanted to send a message by taking the high road.
Who is getting this "message"? There are only two types of people getting the message. To political junkies like us, the message is, "We're losers." And to their Republican colleagues, who are on a redistricting tear across the country, the message is, "We're patsies."I sincerely hope that Rahm hasn't transferred mid-semester from the Vince Lombardi school to the Halas school, i.e. "This season will be another rebuilding year."
The idea wasn't to validate what DeLay has done. The idea is to fight fire with fire -- to show Republicans that their actions have repercussions. But once again, the GOP gets away with murder while the Dems cower under the bed in fear.