Doom and gloom washes over the Republican Party these days like a storm surge from Hurricane Katrina, drowning partisan political operatives in a rising sea of scandal.
Three months since America’s most destructive natural disaster lashed this region, this randomly selected street still resembles hell on earth. After the fourth, fifth, and sixth months since Katrina have come and gone, and fresh crises once again demand the nation’s attention, Waveland Avenue’s property owners and their neighbors throughout much of the central time zone’s coast still will need empathy and support.
A liberal watchdog group is challenging Focus on the Family’s tax-exempt status, claiming founder James Dobson crossed clear IRS guidelines with his increased political involvement in recent years.
For the Republicans who run Congress, it may be time to think inside the box.