Think of how the Republican Party used to define itself: pro-family, tough on fiscal policy and strong on national security.
On family policy, Republicans tore children from immigrant parents at the border and are now trying to rip apart health insurance for 21 million Americans.
If the Republicans’ lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act wins, 133 million Americans will also lose protection for pre-existing conditions.
The Republicans sued to end the health insurance law because of a revulsion for Obama, and they are incoherent about the consequences.
To spite Obama, Republicans were willing to let Americans lose jobs, homes and savings, supposedly because of their concerns about deficits.
On national security, Republican firmness toward Russia disintegrated the moment it was needed, when Russia interfered in the 2016 elections.
In polls, Republicans are more than twice as likely to approve of Putin (25 percent) as of Nancy Pelosi (9 percent). »