President Obama has finally found ways to exploit these inconsistencies the Republican party, Reich writes.
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) and former party chief Haley Barbour disparage anew 'stupid' comments about rape and abortion by a few GOP candidates. It's hard to tell if the concern is mainly about style or substance.
A proposal to replace income tax with a higher sales tax in Louisiana could lower compliance and administrative burdens, Harris writes. But it’s not worth asking low-income households to shoulder such a large share of the burden to achieve such a small statewide gain, he adds.
States have until Dec. 14 to decide whether they will implement their own insurance exchanges under 'Obamacare' or have the federal government do it. Many governors have already refused to set up exchanges.
All the Republican Party needs to recover from its presidential defeat is a new message, a new image, and some fresh faces. And usher Mitt Romney offstage. That's it. Piece of cake.