It’s entertaining to watch the Tea Party right send the Republican Party over the cliff, as in this ad pressing Mitch McConnell to defund Obamacare:
The Republican leadership clearly recognizes that it cannot defund Obamacare without a stand-off with the President that shuts down the government completely, pissing off the majority of the country. But there’s also no appeasing the Republican base voter’s all-or-nothing mentality.
As with immigration and gay and lesbian civil rights, the Republican Party is showing yet again, by its ongoing rear-guard resistance to Obamacare, that it’s an aging dinosaur in an era of swifter moving mammals.
And now the dinosaurs are eating one another. Delicious.