Visions of Hell

Imagine being stuck in a room full of jabbering Marylanders in their local Republican Club’s “Iowa Style Caucus”…

For what it’s worth, Newt Gingrich “won” the meaningless event.

Robertson Warns GOP of “Extremism”

In a rare moment of pragmatic clarity, Pat Robertson worries that shameless pandering to the extreme right-wing base of the Republican Party will make the eventual winner of the primary race completely unelectable in the 2012 presidential contest.

It’s a well-founded concern, to be sure, but considering the source, a fairly laughable one. When Robertson says “those people in the Republican primary have got to lay off this stuff” how exactly does he propose that the hardcore base of the party sublimate their ignorant, batshit craziness for the duration of the primary campaign?