Meet the New Guys (2011…Same As The Old Guys…1995)

A few nights ago, Rachel Maddow’s substitute host, Chris Hayes of  The Nation gave us a rundown on the new GOP majority back in 1994.

You don’t want to miss this report, I promise you.  Compare and contrast.

Washington Monthly


The new Republican House operation is starting to look an awful lot like the old Republican House operation. DeLay’s aides will help run the show; corporate lobbyists have been brought on to shape policy; and the K Street project that Boehner swore to leave in the past is looking reconstituted.

Given the spectacular failures of the last Republican majority, getting the old gang back together isn’t exactly encouraging.

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