Yglesias Award Nominee

" ... [The tea] party has succeeded in handing American democracy back to the floundering Democrats.... Confirming the truth that primaries are but a sweaty, vulgar contest in which ideological bully boys stomp to the forefront, Republican die-hards have voted for 'purity,' an elusive concept at the best of times, but in this context a vote for suicide," - Tunku Varadarajan.