Pundits, aghast in the brazenness for the strategy, predicted backlash from voters—but few did actually notice

Pundits, aghast in the brazenness for the strategy, predicted backlash from voters—but few did actually notice also some Republicans had been amazed with what these were getting away with. Bill Kristol, then a GOP strategist, marveled in the popularity of their party’s “principled obstructionism.” An up-and-coming senator called Mitch McConnell had been quoted crowing that […]