Originally posted on Something Like the Truth:
As I’m sure you’ve read, Gov. Bobby Jindal went to Charlotte this week to speak to the Republican National Committee‘s winter meeting, where he dispensed some weak soup that, in Jindal’s world, seems to pass for wisdom and policy innovation.
Most famously, Jindal said: “We’ve got to stop being the stupid party. It’s time for a new Republican Party that talks like adults. We had a number of Republicans damage the brand this year with offensive and bizarre comments. I’m here to say we’ve had enough of that.”
I have nothing much to add to the very good commentary on Jindal’s speech, except to note that Jindal never actually proposed any innovative or bold policy changes. He simply said the GOP needs to do a better job of hiding its crazy, misogynistic uncles.
It’s sort of like saying, “I’ve got a ton of…
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