If Republicans adopt Cruz’s proposal, it will destroy any chance of an agreement between the parties. Not that Cruz has ever done that before.
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.
Republican leaders won't be able to satisfy their restive members with the excuse that they only control half of Congress.
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.
That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz
April 15, 2014
Conservatives who compare today's economy to the Carter era get an 'F' in history.
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...
Not too long ago right wingers refused to ponder any changes to Obamacare other than repealing it. How quickly things change.
Looks like the number of uninsured Americans is dropping, though it's not clear by how much—or whether the drop will match official predicitons.
For the GOP, denying reality is always easier than dealing with it.