Rep. Blackburn Doesn't Understand "Compromise"

(Guest blogged by Logan Murphy) On Wednesday's "Hardball" Chris Matthews went round and round with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) about t

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On Wednesday's "Hardball" Chris Matthews went round and round with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) about the Democrats' emergency war spending bill. Marsha prattled on about support the troops, a timeline aids the terrorists, blah blah blah, when Matthews asks her a simple question: Is there any room for a compromise? Apparently Marsha doesn't understand the question as she kept insisting that the only possible compromise would be for the Democrats to give the President everything he wants. In the event that Rep. Blackburn is reading this, here's a little help with the definition of the word "compromise":
com·pro·mise (kmpr-mz) n.

1. a. A settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions.

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Matthews: "The founding fathers created a balance of power and checks and balances between the executive and the legislative branches. I'm just asking if there's room for compromise. I can't find it from you. Anyway, but thank you, Congresswoman Blackburn...her answer is to let one side win and the other side win."


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