Republicans have another chance to demonstrate that they’re Americans first and petty, malicious rogues second, and naturally they’re squandering that chance. The manifest fanaticism of Republicans on everything from prudent fiscal measures as confiscatory socialism to Rhodes-scholar ambassadors as treasonous nincompoops to accessible healthcare as Big Brother tyranny are merely the more prominent symptoms of a party gone hopelessly mad. Really. They’ve reached a point of political psychosis.
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