Improving the party’s image is a worthy cause, but it isn’t what Republicans ought to be emphasizing right now. They have a more important mission: to be the party of no. And not just a party that bucks Obama and Democrats on easy issues like releasing Gitmo terrorists in this country, but one committed to aggressive, attention-grabbing opposition to the entire Obama agenda.
Not surprising, of course, given that his boss (Bill Kristol) has been saying the same thing since 1993 when he argued in a now-famous memo that if Clinton was successful in reforming medicare then the consequence would be an electoral wilderness for the GOP. Never mind the sick and uninsured…party success is all that is deemed important by these rather non-empathetic people.