Re-Running McCain

Like I said, I'm trying to be patient with the Obama-era GOP: It's a leaderless party in an awfully tough spot. But that doesn't mean that Fairbanks, Yglesias, and Weigel aren't making good points about the weirdness of a battered political party deciding to re-run the none-too-successful tactics of its just-defeated Presidential candidate.

Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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