Reasonable Words: Ed Kilgore

The always readable Ed Kilgore of Washington Monthly on whether our thirst for scandal can be ever be slaked.Screen Shot 2013-05-14 at 7.18.51 AM

I don’t get the sense, though Lawrence quotes a few, that too many Republicans are thinking there’s a downside to going scandal-crazy. If anything, going into a “base-dominated” midterm election with a party that refuses to get anything done in Congress requiring compromise and that isn’t real flush with policy ideas, Republicans are going to be sorely tempted not to talk about anything but scandals (and perhaps Obamacare, which they are already treating as a “scandal” in itself) for the next year-and-a-half.


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