David Brooks finally gets it. Unfortunately, I expect to see his broken body hanging from every right wing burning cross in the days to come. These morons are too self-deluded to see anything but their own navels, which they swear is the eye of god egging them on.
“...the Republican Party may no longer be a normal party. Over the past few years, it has been infected by a faction that is more of a psychological protest than a practical, governing alternative.”
Conservatism has become a religion to these idiots. And you don't compromise your religious beliefs.
So we're all screwed because of a tiny minority of zealots.
And because no one in the Republican party is brave enough to stand up to them.