I was watching Meet The Press this morning, and the feckless Mike Lee was being interviewed by Chuck Todd. Lee is one of the problems with the Republican Party.
He made a statement that sums up why Republicans can’t go away fast enough:
“That’s what unites us more than anything else as Republicans is the fact that the Washington political establishment is broken and Hillary Clinton needs to be defeated.” – Mike Lee
The Republican Party is not united by any common policy, or support for the middle class, or anything else like that.
Take a closer look at the first part (the second part is just stupid and not worth consideration): The fact (questionable) that the Washington political establishment is broken is an indictment of all national level politicians, including Republicans. I think that the vast majority of the cause of the breakage is Republicans, starting with Gingrich in the early 90s, to the policy of total obstruction by Boehner/McConnell now (Lee is a large part of that, as well).
The entire Republican Party at the national level is based on cowardice. The playing to the fear of low-information voters is part of that cowardice.