The real issue isn't whether the "Tea Party" has been a liability for the GOP, but whether the Republican electorate remains fractious and reactionary. It does.
David Barron would be a fantastic federal judge.
Crazy? Yes. Dangerous? Not if he remains in the legislative branch.
His latest op-ed isn't pretty.
The GOP's Obamacare Obsession May Be Collapsing, and That Could Pave the Way for Immigration Reform
April 29, 2014
Republicans like Boehner are losing the nerve to repeal Obamacare and finding the spine to push for immigration reform simultaneously.
Racist Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy Reveals the Depths of Conservative White Supremacism Denial
April 24, 2014
For the right as a whole, Cliven Bundy is symptomatic of a very big problem.
Until Obama is more transparent, the public debate will be dominated by Rand Paul and Code Pink's conspiracy theories.
Conservatives Miss the Main Liberal Argument on Unemployment Benefits—the One That's Proving Correct
April 23, 2014
It's only three months of evidence so far, but it supports the liberal position.
The GOP's Jeb Bush Flirtation Is a Big Rebuke of the GOP
April 14, 2014
It's almost like his establishment backers think a guy who's been out of office for seven years is more attractive than all the supposed rock stars the party has in place today...
Mitch McConnell Bleeds Red. Why Can’t He Admit It?
March 28, 2014
A Mitch McConnell web video accidentlly used Duke instead of Kentucky players. The superficial gaffe has become a huge political issue, and revealed deep truths about the Senate minority leader.