If you’ve lost Fox News and the Wall Street Journal, it’s possible you may have really screwed up.
In an editorial today, the notoriously right-wing Wall Street Journal called the GOP’s strategy “a fiasco,” saying “the GOP leaders have somehow managed the remarkable feat of being blamed for opposing a one-year extension of a tax holiday that they are surely going to pass. This is no easy double play.”
On Fox News last night, both the Weekly Standard’s Steve Hayes and conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer continued the hand-wringing, with Krauthammer saying that “the Republicans have been entirely outplayed.” “Ultimately, the Republicans will cave,” Krauthammer predicted.
Entirely outplayed by that darn Obama! How could that be!? It’s not like that has already happened a dozen times. Oh wait…
Congressional Republicans enjoyed an approval rating of 20 percent as of this week. How low can they go next week?