What's really sad is that the past two weeks are nothing special. For the GOP, they're "business as usual."
The Republican argument is that the pipeline project would produce jobs and money, maybe.
Conservative insistence on huge budget cuts virtually guarantees the reelection of Barack Obama — and a lot of financial pain for the rest of us.
Although he's never kept it secret, Sen. Mitch McConnell lays it on the line: The Republicans place party over country.