In 2006 and 2008, voters inflicted on Republicans the worst back-to-back electoral drubbing any party has received since the Great Depression, when Franklin Delano Roosevelt all but destroyed the Party of Hoover. Republicans quickly reached a consensus about why they lost so badly: They had failed to be sufficiently Republican.
This consensus still moves the party -- and since it is false, it moves them to make mistakes.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Ponnuru vs. Reynolds.
Putz, who spent 2006-2009 telling us the GOP lost both elections because it was insufficiently wingnutty, will not like this: