No one political operative, no matter how powerful, brilliant, or stupid, can destroy a political party. The elected Republicans who where in power when they caused or failed to respond correctly to our country’s most serious disasters are the people who destroyed the party.
Martin Amis looks at the 2012 presidential election and sees a Republican Party powered by money and a far-right agenda. And the British author predicts that the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan ticket will ultimately fail, because the GOP is ... Read Post
Ezra Klein thinks so at least: [Y]es, this election matters more than most. It matters more politically because the party in power will probably see its agenda affirmed by a cyclical recovery. But it matters more to actual people be... Read Post