Tim Cavanaugh on Why the GOP Is Losing


Why would a president who gave America vast unemployment, soaring inflation, a moribund economy, record deficits, and a manically ill-conceived energy policy be coasting toward re-election? For the same reason, writes Tim Cavanaugh, that an establishment Democrat like Sen. Dianne Feinstein is a lock for re-election in California. Republicans have spent so long in ideological hibernation that the only challengers they can field are clones of the Democratic incumbents. And who would choose a clone when you can buy the original?