The Republican Mainstream Strikes Back

By Eugene Robinson - December 13, 2013

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WASHINGTON -- The unusual display of reasonable behavior by House Republicans this week should be seen as a retreat -- a change in tactics -- but not a surrender. Democrats had better note the distinction. Sooner or later, it had to dawn on the GOP that repeatedly re-enacting Pickett's Charge was not advancing the party's agenda or enhancing its electoral prospects. In martial terms, President...

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