GOP Leaders Won't Escape Conservative Voters' Wrath

Oh, lookie, Speaker John Boehner and his dimwits have decided that riling up the party's base over immigration reform isn't so smart after all, not in an election year. Instead, the speaker and his dwarves will seek to "calm" a divided party, or so reported the Washington Post on Monday. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is all-in for the soothing music and back rubs approach for aggravated Tea Party patriots and grassroots conservatives. But it won't work. Boehner's little stunt -- pushing Paul Ryan's immigration cave-in -- at the Stupid Party's retreat at Williamsburg in January has only highlighted the need to dump Boehner and McConnell come January 2015. Let's not forget those on Boehner's and McConnell's leadership teams. No successions in 2015. In other words, no Cantor step-up in the House and no Cornyn succession in the Senate -- that is, if Texas senator John Cornyn survives an intraparty challenge that's showing signs of being serious. As much as Boehner's immigration...(Read Full Article)