(Conservative Review) -- Stupid doesn’t change, and neither do the ways of the GOP. Until and unless outside forces are brought to bear on the party, it will remain in its aimless, pale pastel state of motion, inexorably gliding toward the liberal position on any given issue.
On Wednesday, Republicans did what they do best: They doubled down on failure by re-electing the same leadership that brought them into the minority. Kevin McCarthy defeated Jim Jordan in a conference vote to be minority leader, 159-43. This reinforces my long-standing view that we have always been a minority of the majority; now will be a minority of the minority within the House.
The fact that McCarthy moved up the vote to before Thanksgiving to quell any organized opposition was all the more insidious when you consider the fact that about 10 races have not been called, yet all of the incumbent Republicans involved got a chance to vote even though most of them will lose.
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