The GOP is still very much the party of Rove: make your base happy, screw everyone else.
Meanwhile, here's Putzy's spin.
OBAMA POLLING BADLY ON DEBT-CEILING, BUT GOP NOT WINNING THE ISSUE
The CBS poll showed Obama with a -4 net disapproval (43/48) and the GOP at a shocking -50 (21/71). But the big takeaway for Putz is Obama's "polling badly" and the GOP's just "not winning."