Pushing us closer to a three-party system...
Here's what Republicans got out of the shutdown, in one chart: http://t.co/Kbq6V8R7mY
— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) October 17, 2013
Republicans in the House, with a little help from Ted Cruz, got all excited with this stupid wing strategy that has now done a lot of damage to our brand,” said Murphy, in a reference to the Texas Republican senator who spurred the confrontation with the White House. “We’ve taken a big blow.”This is all in line with my 2008 predication: By the end of this presidency, the American political structure will resemble the one in Europe.