The modern Republican party has become so severely dysfunctional that it is destroying the body politic.
From a discussion by Tom Mann and Norm Ornstein at U.C. Berkeley on May 18, 2012:
Norm Ornstein: And let me just add, in a personal note, Tom and I have had great success as partners and collaborators in [...]
Paul Krugman’s OpEd today succinctly lays bare the catastrophic derailment of the modern Republican party.
Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 4
Horatio: He waxes desperate with imagination.
Marcellus:Let’s follow. ‘Tis not fit thus to obey him.
Horatio:Have after. To what issue will this come?
Marcellus:Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
Horatio:Heaven will direct it.
Marcellus: Nay, let’s follow him. [Exeunt.]
Something is rotten in the GOP nominating process. After [...]
Tuesday we collectively turn in our signatures guaranteeing the recall of Governor Scott Walker and Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. The official number of signatures needed is 540,208. I have heard rumblings of turning in a number far beyond this. The Blood, sweat and tears of thousnds of Wisconsinites who went door to door, stood on [...]
The American people aren’t buying the “both sides do it” meme being pumped out by the mainstream media. Or the FoxNews “it’s all the Democrat Party’s (sic) fault!”
The GOP are heading perilously close to the perfect political storm; A storm in which the candidate of the plebs is so completely unacceptable to the patricians that a convention battle ensues. The way things are headed in the GOP Presidential race, they’re sailing dangerously close to that storm.
The chairwoman of the Republican party of Columbia County, volunteer firefighter, dairy farmer, Poynette School Board member and very upset random parent resigned today after crashing her car while driving drunk. The conservative Hahn apparently believes that a family that drives drunk together, stays together(as she had her three children in the car with her). [...]
her bus tour halfway through!
WASHINGTON – Amid diminishing media interest, Sarah Palin has quit her high-profile bus tour halfway through and returned to Alaska with her family, according to RealClearPolitics.
The move puts a damper on widespread speculations that Palin’s “One Nation” bus tour, which launched on Memorial Day, was a precursor to [...]