S&P downgraded its credit rating for US debt Friday, citing a lack of congressional leadership to find compromise on deficit reduction. Somewhat ominously, congressional leaders responded to the news with partisan shots.
Why the country's conservative drift, on a wide range of issues, has accelerated.
Conservative thinkers and political historians think the GOP could be at the end of its historic 40-year grasp on power.
That power is Congress's alone; don't hand it over.