"It is only since we have ceased to burn incense and make offerings to the Queen of Heaven that we have known want, and died by the sword and by famine. And when we burned incense, and poured out drink offerings, and made cakes to the Queen of Heaven, were not our men then with us?" Jeremiah 44:18-19.
Given this op ed and Boehner's statement after the naming of Rahm Emanuel it certainly seems the lesson the Republican leadership has learned from this election is that they were too accomodating after 2006 and were too soft on Obama.
If I must have enemies, may God grant them flat learning curves.