The day after Republicans took control of the Senate, they demonstrated how out of touch they are with the voters who put them there.
Mitch McConnell, the incoming Senate majority leader, promised, “There will be no government shutdown or default on the national debt.” In the primaries, he set his goal to crush Tea Party challengers and their ideas. His goal is to be a “right-of-center governing majority,” a moderate by definition.
The problem with these promises and this stance is that some of the government needs to be shut down. We need a smaller government with less …Read More