Still more details emerge from the Republican National Committee’s effort to thwart President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court. This additional page of accidentally-leaked talking points sheds further light on the thinking of the Republican Party: Read More
It’s no secret that the Republican Party is struggling. Polls show party membership at a low of 21%, the crazies have scared off the credible, and the leading spokespeople are beauty pageant runner ups. The languishing magazine business is even piling it on, suggesting that morbid fascination in the wane of the GOP goes beyond the blogosphere and Op-Ed pages, and is actually tabloid-worthy.
Thus, Republicans continue to assert their irrelevance through the concerted effort to act like it is suddenly so clearly necessary that Nancy Pelosi resign as Speaker of the House. After all, she said the CIA didn’t divulge all of their interrogation tactics seven years ago, and how could anyone question anything the CIA said? Read More