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March 26, 2014


Will Republicans Self-Destruct in Georgia?

Benjy Sarlin: "The solid red state is shaping up as a key boost to Democratic hopes of retaining the Senate thanks to a GOP primary field both sides believe could produce a nominee too hobbled, too extreme, or too gaffe-prone to win in November."

"The candidate causing the biggest headache is Paul Broun, a four-term GOP congressman who opposes abortion without exception, thinks the Big Bang and evolution are 'lies straight from the pit of hell,' (gravity waves be damned), and likened President Obama to Hitler and Karl Marx before he was even inaugurated."

"Then there's fellow Rep. Phil Gingrey, a doctor who suggested last year that Todd Akin was 'partly right' about his theories on 'legitimate rape' (Gingrey later apologized)."












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