Monday, November 12, 2012

The New Republican Party?

Reasons for hope: Bill Kristol thinks Republicans should just take Obama's offer on higher taxes on millionaires.  This has led to a strange alternate reality where everyone in the liberal media is listening to Bill Kristol, while the right tries its best to ignore him.

Reasons for skepticism: The rejection of moderation by Cathy McMorris Rodgers.  And (sigh) the anti-science whackjobs angling for chair of the House Science Committee.  Not fantastic news for those of us who think fighting climate change is kind of a priority after New York City flooded and all.

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