Douthatian Watch: McHenry On Taxes

One of the more interesting quotations from Michael Grunwald's Time cover story on the woes of the Republican Party:

Representative Patrick McHenry of North Carolina, a conservative who keeps a bust of Reagan on his desk, surprised me by declaring that the Reagan era is over. "Marginal tax rates are the lowest they've been in generations, and all we can talk about is tax cuts," he said. "The people's desires have changed, but we're still stuck in our old issue set.