...and leave well enough alone. But since "Barry Goldwater" ran with Tantrum Boy's sour grapes "wireside" rant and revisionist account of the last few years, you should check it out along with "Barry's" commentary.
There is one thing I have to give Tantrum Boy credit for. He succinctly articulated the cause of his failure, albeit unintentionally, with this sentence:
"Everyone who had an earnest desire to work for a Republican victory was a friend. Everyone who harbored a personal agenda not helpful to the team effort - was not."
That about sums up his tenure. His way or the highway.
Now it's time to move on.
The Flying Piglet has left a new comment on your post "I intended to spare him the embarassment...":
There's no GOP job for the angry chair-man, With his questionable ways and his radical stands, He refuses to bend, he refuses us all, And he's always at home with his back to the wall. And he's proud of his scars, and elections he's lost, And he struggles and bleeds as he hangs on the cross ...
Adam likes to be known as the angry young man.
Give a moment or two to the angry chair-man, With his foot in his mouth and his head in his hands. He has stabbed in the back, he has misunderstood, It's no comfort to know his intentions were good. And he sits in a room with a lock on the door, With his enemy list laid out on the floor ...
Adam likes to be known as the angry chair-man.
We had hoped he'd passed the age of obstinance and righteous rage, Learned that just winning elections is a noble fight. We once believed in Adam too, But he's got this pointless point of view, And life went on no matter who was wrong or right.
And there's never a place for the angry chair-man, With his fist in the air and his head in the sand. He's never been able to learn from mistakes, So he can't understand all the chaos he makes. But intentions are pure and his courage as well, And he knows that it's true that he's boring as hell ...
And he'll go through old age as an angry old man.
Yes there's never a place for the angry young man, With his questionable ways and his radical stands, He refuses to bend, he refuses us all, And he's always at home with his back to the wall. And he's proud of his scars, and elections he's lost, And he struggles and bleeds as he hangs on the cross ...
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