Just So We're Clear Here

House Republicans have named Elise Stefanik as their new Conference Chair to replace Liz Cheney.

According to the Club For Growth, which has the gold standard of scorecards in Washington for measuring conservatism, Ilhan Omar has a better score for fiscal conservatism than Elisa Stefanik.

Republicans in the House chose Stefanik against Chip Roy of Texas, who is in line with the conference. They did so because Kevin McCarthy told them to. The lemmings have booted Cheney for someone less fiscally conservative than Ilhan Omar.

Like the Bourbons of Frace, the GOP has learned nothing and forgotten nothing. They will undoubtedly take back the House of Representatives next year and we will see again the rise of intraparty fighting that led the base to burn it all down and go with Trump. And, again, the GOP will deserve it.