David Broder thinks the GOP was shrewd in passing a Medicaid prescription drug benefit and taking a major issue away from the Democrats. Indeed, because the major Democrat candidates for president actually opposed this bill from the left, it will appear to most voters that the Republicans are the party responsible.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm veteran. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.