These efforts are shameful, and they should be condemned. But they should also be seen for what they are: a doomed, short-sighted plan that will only further alienate American voters.
Republicans can try to gum up the works all they want. And no doubt they can hurt the country in doing so. But there’s no real way to remain a viable national party without coming to grips with Democrats’ registration advantage.
So, yes, get mad, you sons of bitches, but don’t get scared.