The GOP backed the Tea Party in 2010 because it made sense. Now, the GOP has been backed into a corner by their own ultra-conservative branch. It appears that for 2014, the “old GOP” is trying to extricate themselves from the corner the Tea Party has backed them in to.
I see this as a positive thing in many ways.
Read the story by Ana Marie Cox on The Guardian – and stay tuned for my editorial later today.