Voters: less bumbling, more balance


According to most political wags, Nov. 7’s election results were delivered more by do-nothing Republicans than by here’s-what-we-want-to-do Democrats.
OK, but so what?
After all, it’s not exactly brilliant insight to note that if a team fumbles the ball every time it touches it – and the GOP, according to voters, fumbled everything it touched: Iraq, honest government, the federal budget, immigration, trade

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Alan Guebert was raised on an 800-acre, 100-cow southern Illinois dairy farm. After graduation from the University of Illinois in 1980, he served as a writer and editor at Professional Farmers of America, Successful Farming magazine and Farm Journal magazine. His syndicated agricultural column, The Farm and Food File, began in June, 1993, and now appears weekly in more than 70 publications throughout the U.S. and Canada. He and spouse Catherine, a social worker, have two adult children.