There IS another reason besides the fact that Republicans have gone crazy that the House and the Senate will be under the control of Democrats after the next election.
The reason is that BECAUSE Republicans have gone crazy, their sitting US Senators and their sitting US House members who are not completely right-wing fascist in political philosophy they are being primaried by even crazier Republicans before the November election.
That’s right. Even in seats they should be able to continue holding, hardline right-wing Republicans are facing primary challenges—nasty challenges from Teabaggers in ‘Foxholes’
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