GWB: the unifier--just so long as you accept his point of view. GWB compromiser: just so long as you compromise on his side of the issue. GWB reaches out his hand: in order to take yours and drag you along on the path of his insane agenda.
We must stand firm. We must resist. We must oppose. We cannot give up. We cannot succumb to empty promises of unity that mean nothing other than "get out of the way."
The GOP knows this from experience. Remember the elections of 1992? Read this opinion piece from one of the Seattle Times columnists, Danny Westneat. It is excellent and says so succinctly what I know to be true and what I feel in my gut to be true.