Jim DeMint said
that health care legislation would be Obama's Waterloo
On the other hand, William Kristol writes
that it's Obama's Borodino
Maybe a better analogy is Wertingen
, since that was waged, not by the man himself, but two subordinates (a parallel with Reid and Pelosi).
Yeah, that the one. Although you have to consider the weighty arguments that health care legislation is Obama's Austerlitz
. Also, Aspern-Essling
is a strong contender as well.
You'd think the right would have referred to it as Obama's Hiroshima, seeing as how they believed it was all going to blow up in his face.
Obama's New Coke. His Godfather III.
thom hartmann points to demint's "it will break him" comment as being more offensive.
noted south carolina's tradition of slave breaking as an industry in of itself.