Sunday, September 7, 2008

That'll show them

Normally, in a democracy, the way you reform a party is by tossing it out of power until it learns its lesson. But the McCain-Palin plan is to reform Republicanism by keeping Republicans in control of the White House and most of the powerful posts in the federal government. That'll show them.

Gail Collins in the New York Times on the Republican bringing-change-to-the-Washington-elite scam.