Ross Douthat At The NY Times: ‘The Method To Their Madness’

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“At the moment, Republicans seem to be moving toward a smaller, purer bargain. Depending on what’s being offered, that may be the right course. But self-described “constitutional conservatives” should remember that Mr. Madison’s ingenious system doesn’t just require compromise. Sometimes it rewards it as well.”

The Tea Party and the base have got Boehner’s feet to the fire, and nearly every Republican thinking about re-election can’t ignore them in the House and Senate.  An interesting game of chicken with serious consequences.

McConnell throws it back to Obama.

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