How bad is the Republican field? So bad that Rich Lowry is calling this train wreck the “A team” that “isn’t on the field”:
The Chris Matthews “Oh, God” at the beginning still cracks me up.
At any rate, at some point conservative “intellectuals” like Lowry are going to realize that the fail parade he currently sees is the best they are going to be able to have when their ideology caters to outright morons. You aren’t going to get leaders to push the kind of nonsense the GOP wants the public to believe, you are going to get lunatics, charlatans, and frauds, or, as we know them, Bachmann, Gingrich, and Romney.
The badness of the GOP field is tied to the awfulness of the platform and the emptiness of modern conservative thought. The two are inseparable. There is a reason Robert Duvall did not star in Macgruber yet Will Forte did…