The trouble is far more fundamental than that. The G.O.P. ran out of steam and ideas well before George W. Bush took office and Tom DeLay ran amok, and it is now more representative of 20th-century South Africa during apartheid than 21st-century America. The proof is in the vanilla pudding.Frank Rich, "The Moose Stops Here"
As usual, Frank Rich comes correct. The GOP postmortem continues. R.I.P.