UPDATE: It's a bad sign for the Repugs when even New York's Daily News starts mocking them. On the other hand, until the complete collapse of their party, we are all at risk.
IT'S A BIG INTERNET, with no quality control, so of course someone (from George Mason) tries to rationalize what's going on. "Anywhere out of this world," said Baudelaire.
AND ANOTHER: Krugman has a good column on this madness.