Obama ‘Man of The Year,’ But GOP’s Time May Be Past

Poised on the eve of a second term in the White House and now Time magazine’s 2012 “Person of The Year,” Barack Obama appears to be on the top of his game. The same can’t be said for the Republican Party. Even as the GOP attempts to go toe-to-toe with the re-elected president as the sides deal to avoid the coming so-called “fiscal cliff,” the Republican brand appears to be sinking into the toilet. The party, which just two years ago appeared ascendant with tea party fervor, now is mired with just a 31 percent favorable number, with not favorable up to 60 percent, according to a new CBS poll. Meanwhile, the CBS poll has even more bad news for … Continue reading