Scott Lemieux: Why We Can’t Have Nice Things:
The Republican Party, ladies and gentlemen:
“We aren’t going to be disrespected,” said Indiana Rep. Marlin Stutzman. “We have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.“
When the world economy is crashed, we can at least console ourselves that it was the result of a noble Republican crusade to do…something. They can handle things! They’re smart!