How bad can it get for Republicans? The short answer is “much worse”. The long answer is “much, much worse”.
There are many ways that the party of Reagan is screwing up right now, and any one of them would cause the Gipper to shake his head in shame. Taken together, however, it is just about impossible to recognize the party itself – let alone a path to victory.
With nine months left until the election there is always a chance they’ll get it together, of course. There’s also a good chance that we’re about to see nine months of unscripted slapstick passing itself off as “politics”. Here is a list of what is going horribly wrong: