Sunday, July 24, 2011

A Republican strategy

Peter Dorman speculates about A Game Plan for Rational, Self-Interested Republicans
Let’s suppose for a moment that all this talk about ideology—about the evils of big government, the flood of debt that threatens our moral and economic collapse, and of course the line that must be drawn in the sand against any new taxes of any kind on anybody—is simply a fig leaf, and that Republicans are pursuing their own partisan advantage without any scruples whatsoever. What would such a strategy look like?

As an unpaid advisor to Boehner and company, here is what I propose

Read the rest to discover Dorman's cunning and ruthless plan.

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