Surveying the GOP wreckage

While there were no winners in the government shutdown, the Republican Party was clearly a big loser. … Republicans who persisted with the shutdown strategy despite the clear warnings either wrongly thought they knew better or simply didn’t care about their party.

A survey of the wreckage reveals a GOP blamed for the dysfunction, seen as both uncompromising and unprincipled and having earned the title of “most unpopular major political party in the history of U.S. polling.” CONT.

Mark Mellman (Mellman Group), The Hill