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What is wrong with this picture of the GOP?

Let’s consider three recent developments that encapsulate what has happened of late to the GOP. First, three moderate Republican members of the House, all well-respected and seasoned legislators, have announced their retirements. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Fla.), Dave Reichert (Wash.) and Charlie Dent (Pa.) won’t be running for reelection in 2018. Dent says: I have done […]
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