Monday, September 28, 2015

John Boehner vs. the 'crazies': Should GOP just let tea party win?

The Christian Science Monitor ^ | September 27, 2015 | Mark Sappenfield, Staff writer 

John Boehner is leaving as speaker because he can't control the tea party. Should the whole GOP give in? It has happened before.
The Republican Party is barreling head-first toward a worst-case scenario – or is that a best-case scenario?
The tea party wing of the party has essentially toppled House Speaker John Boehner. His replacement will almost certainly need the tea party's stamp of approval.
Meanwhile, the Republican presidential campaign continues to confound the establishment. Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Ted Cruz together have more support than all other Republican candidates combined, according to polls....
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