Tim Cameron, formerly of The Shot, wrote on Twitter today:
It appears DeMint’s reelection in 2010 will be much more like the Battle of Yorktown than Waterloo http://tinyurl.com/ncs6j3
… to which I had to respond:
Yorktown? So who’s DeMint gonna be? Cornwallis?
Tim came back with:
I was referring to ease of victory for JD. But Obama hasn’t even meet w/ Graham & McCain on HC. How bi-partisan is he being?
And being a last-word kind of guy, I said:
Well, in fairness — he had promised to do that on national security issues. I don’t remember him saying he’d [be] consulting them on domestic…
I’m not even sure how we got onto Obama. Oh, I guess because of the Waterloo thing….
So I guess Tim was casting Jim as Washington. Hey, whether Washington or Cornwallis, I’m having trouble picturing him in a powdered wig. Now if he were Bonaparte or Wellington, that wouldn’t be a problem, since the wigs had gone out of style by 1815.